Sub-Saharan African Youth & Family Services in Minnesota
2395 University Ave W, Ste 200, St. Paul, MN, 55114-1511
Distance: 1038 Miles
Offers programs for refugees:
The Women's Self-Sufficiency Program is designed for African women to acquire new skills. African women meet in classes to learn basic sewing and quilting skills.
Ijole is a program that helps African immigrant families enjoy fun and relaxing field trips in the local area.
Children and parents are invited to go on trips to zoos, parks, theaters, beaches, swimming pools and museums.
Provides culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS education and social services to Africans in Minnesota.
* Peer advocates listen to concerns and help people get the medical care and social services needed to live well
* Encourages testing and provides education to individuals who are at a high risk for HIV infection
* Outreach program that provides culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS education and social services to Africans in Minnesota
Greater Twin Cities
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-2700.0150AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling Definition
Programs that provide counseling services for individuals at risk for contracting or transmitting the HIV virus with the objective of supporting their ability to make behavior changes that will reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Counseling involves a personal risk assessment, development of a personalized action plan and the decision to seek an HIV test. Individuals who have a history of injection drug use, sex with a person with HIV/AIDS, sex with a man who has sex with other men, sex with an injection drug user, a sexually transmitted disease, or exchanging money or drugs for sex are considered to be at high or increased risk and are targets for prevention counseling.
PH-1400.5000-650Peer Role Model Programs Definition
Programs that offer the services of volunteers who have admirable qualities of character and are willing to serve as role models for youth who are troubled and at risk for delinquency, adults who are disadvantaged by poverty, health conditions or other problems or other special populations who need the friendship and support of a peer to improve their personal and social functioning. The volunteers are usually of a particular age, gender, cultural background or other status that clients can identify with.
PH-2360.2000Economic Self Sufficiency Programs Definition
Programs that assist low-income single parents, teen parents, displaced homemakers, public assistance recipients or other targeted individuals and families to achieve economic independence and long-term stability through an integrated group of services which may include education and job training, microenterprise development, mentoring services, life skills training, personal enrichment classes, counseling services, parenting skills development, legal assistance, housing assistance, child care and transportation assistance, information and referral and advocacy. The services may be delivered using an intensive case management model which involves assignment of a case manager, development of an individualized case plan and assessment of progress in meeting agreed upon goals and objectives.
PL-8700.2000Field Trips/Excursions Definition
Programs organized by commercial, community or educational groups such as senior centers, youth clubs or scouting groups that provide opportunities for people of all ages, usually local residents, to participate in day or weekend trips to the zoo, art exhibits, museums, amusement parks, natural areas, places of business or other points of interest.
YH-0300African Community Definition
Individuals whose nationality, ethnic background and cultural ancestry are those of one of the countries and peoples of the continent of Africa.