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Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota

Health Program and Cancer Program

277 University Ave W, Ste 100, St. Paul, MN, 55103-4004

Distance: 249 Miles

(651) 641-7270

Website

https://vssmn.org

Service Details

Description

Helps refugees and immigrants, especially those from Vietnam, Burma, and Somalia, overcome language, cultural and economic barriers to health and healthy lifestyles.


Services include:
* Health education and promotion activities
* Classes on diseases and their prevention
* Help with enrollment in affordable public and private health insurance plans, such as Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare,
* Food support
* Outreach at community festivals, churches, temples and other places where refugees and immigrants gather
* Help in accessing mainstream health services


The Cancer Program promotes awareness, prevention and early detection of cancer.


Services include:
* Community-based education on breast, cervical, colon, and other cancers
* Assistance in connecting women and men with screening resources
* Referrals to providers offering free or low-cost screening
* Help clients schedule appointments, provide transportation, and link clients with follow-up services and resources in cases where there has been a cancer diagnosis
* Organizes support groups for women and men who are survivors of cancer


Features

  • Contracted/Grant Services
    • Title III 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to everyone 

Application Instructions

Please call (651) 641-7270 for more information about this program


Fees

There is no fee for this service


Business Hours

8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Twin Cities Metro Area and Stearns County


Help to apply for state health insurance is available statewide.


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 641-8904
Main - Elders Program/Senior Center Activities (651) 644-1317

Last Update

6/17/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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