East Africa Health Project
Information and Support - Immigrant Health
1349 Maryland Ave E, St. Paul, MN, 55106-2811
Distance: 1015 Miles
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Works to improve the health and wellness of the East African community by providing health education and outreach.
Programs are working on these areas:
* Disease prevention
* Advocating and assisting families with resettlement and reunification, employment and housing
* Assisting community members in finding healthcare insurance, both public and private
* Provides help with immigration and work papers
* Helps enroll adults and children in schools and English as a Second Language Programs
* Providing human services to families, elderly, and youth
* Educating youth about safety and crime prevention
Twin Cities Metro Area
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LH-2700.2500General Health Education Programs Definition
Programs that provide information that helps the public make choices which promote personal health, prevent illness and disability, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, and support their ability to deal effectively with health problems when they arise. General health education programs provide information about a wide variety of health related topics rather than specializing in a particular area.
PH-1450Cultural Transition Facilitation Definition
Programs that help arriving refugees, immigrants and repatriated persons settle and make an adjustment to the traditions, values and lifestyles of their adopted country.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals from other countries who have come to the United States to live permanently.
Individuals who have fled their native country and have been given official permission by the government to settle permanently in another country. In the United States, refugee status is given to people who are outside their country of nationality and who are unwilling to return to that country because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution based on the individuals' race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. Entrant status allows the individual to remain in the U.S., but does not confer true "refugee" status. Asylees are refugees who apply for this status while already in the U.S. (on student or tourist visas, for example).
YH-0300.8150Somali Community Definition
Individuals who identify themselves as part of the Somali community. Somalia is a country in east Africa, although without any effective national government due to lengthy civil war. Breakaway governments operate in Somaliland and Puntland. The official language is Somali.