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Ethnic Minority Resources and Immigration
Ethnic Heritage Council
Umbrella agency for over 500 ethnic and cultural organizations. M-F 11am-4pm.
El Centro de la Raza
Civil and human rights organization with social services, cultural and
community outreach, citizenship program, employment program, childcare. M-F 8:30am-5:30pm. Se habla español.
"Centro de ayuda solidaria a los Amigos". Focused on Latino
day laborers and domestic workers and their families. Immigrant rights, ESL,
community organizing. Open 6 a.m. - 10:30 am Mon-Sat (closed Sundays).
Chinese Information and Service Center
Employment, youth, family, and elderly services for all the
Asian community. Services include ESL (English) classes, multilingual computer training, senior daycare and other programs for elders, crime prevention education, crime victims assistance, domestic violence services, employment-related services, family counseling. Also preschool and youth programs intended to enhance academic achievement and bicultural identity; arts classes; Mandarin Chinese language classes.
Korean Community Counseling Center
Information and referrals. Sliding scale fee. Free parenting class. Drug and alcohol assessment. Youth program. Pro bono legal clinic. Domestic violence advocacy. No web site yet, but can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seattle Indian Center
Employment and many other human services.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA)
Available to any refugee or immigrant woman in need. Serves primarily women from Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and East Africa.
ESL classes for documented immigrants, with free childcare. Also citizenship preparation, other programs
(see their web site).
Civil rights organization working to improve immigrants' access to citizenship. Information about the naturalization process, citizenship application assistance (N-400 forms only), legal review of applications by a volunteer attorney or accredited representative, help with questions about your immigration status.
Hotline 1-877-926-3924. Also, twice a year, they hold a "Citizenship Day" where they provide free legal help about immigration. Click for date and location of next Citizenship Day.
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm. Se habla espaņol.
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