Asian Counseling and Referral Service helps clients attain the highest levels of self-sufficiency in Western society while maintaining their cultural identities. In most cases, clients are served by professional staff who speak the same language and come from the same culture. ACRS provides programs and services listed below in a culturally appropriate setting in order to improve the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, whether immigrant, refugee or native-born.

AGING SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS

 

We support Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) elders through multilingual, multicultural case management services, nurse consultation, food distribution programs, and Club Bamboo, a social and wellness center for seniors at ACRS.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & WELLNESS

 

ACRS is a partner in thousands of journeys of recovery, healing, and transformation for people experiencing mental health challenges so they can achieve their full potential, and live happy and healthy lives in community.

CHILD & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

 

Our Children, Youth and Families (CYF) programs provide culturally sensitive and language specific counseling, prevention and leadership skill-building services to AAPI children, youth and their immigrant and/or refugee families.

EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SERVICES

 

ACRS helps job-seekers find careers, and we connect employers with qualified-job seekers. Our services include English literacy classes, vocational skills training, job placement and retention services, and custom-designed workplace trainings for employers.

CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE

 

Our Citizenship and Immigration Services program helps immigrants and refugees who want to become U.S. citizens navigate the naturalization process by offering English classes, citizenship examination preparation and more.

RECOVERY SERVICES

 

We address disparities in care for clients facing substance use disorder and/or mental health disorder through a culturally competent continuum of care from outreach and treatment, and aftercare to support long-term wellness and meaningful recovery.