ALLIES Immigrant Integration Goal

7. Children & Family

Goal: Programs that support immigrant families and their loved ones at home and school.

Benchmarks:

  1. Level of parent engagement at school
  2. Level of access to child or elder care

The resources listed below are organizations and other information in support of this goal.

Amigos de Guadalupe
The organization (Amigos) addresses inequities through community organizing and advocacy, direct social service. and education (including Legal clinics, Family based petitions, Citizenship applications, ESL and Citizenship Classes Know Your Rights workshops, emergency family plans, after-schools and summer programming for young children and youth), Amigos has a partnership with Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, the heart of the relationships that make up the San Jose Mayfair community. Multi-language: Spanish

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Care, Cope, Connect
The Care, Cope, Connect resource, was created by Sesame Street in Communities in collaboration with the First 5 Association of CA, helps parents cope with stress and provide safety and security for their children. In CA, nearly half of all children under the age of 17 have immigrant parents and 46 percent of households with children report a significant traumatic experience. First 5s are committed to helping parents weather these stressful situations and mitigate impacts on young children's development, health, and learning. Activity books for parents and children: English | Spanish | Arabic | Korean Key Words: Mental Health, Allies7

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Catholic Charities John XXIII Multicultural Health Clinic
The Clinic is a behavioral health practice located within the John XXIII Multiservice Center established to provide primary, mental health, substance abuse, wellness education, exercise classes, insurance enrollment and more to adults 18+. A service coordinator can connect patients to an array of other services at Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County that are needed to achieve lasting health and wellness. Some of these include: substance abuse counseling, support groups, social activities, wellness education, nutrition and food services, exercise classes, as well as referral to partner primary health providers. Key Word: Allies7

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Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Citizenship services provided in English and Spanish, including assessment of eligibility, application assistance, interview preparation, ESL and citizenship classes at offices in San Jose and Gilroy. CC provides resettlement and retraining services for refugees and asylees. Deferred Action (DACA), Foster Youth, Unaccompanied Minors, Disaster Casework. Member of the SCC Citizenship Collaboration and CADRE Many other free and sliding scale social programs for children, adults and seniors. | Directory of Social Services | Multi-language https://www.facebook.com/WorkingToEndPoverty/?ref=ts

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Chavez Family Resource Center
FIRST 5 Family Resource Center. Through our Family Resource Center at Cesar Chavez Elementary School, students and parents within the Alum Rock catchment area have access to program activities that are rooted in evidenced-based practices and home-grown solutions aimed at increasing early education opportunities. Key Words: ALLIES7

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Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals, Inc.
The mission of Community Solutions is to create opportunities for positive change by promoting and supporting the potential of individuals, the strengths of families and the well being of our community. Its goal is to help clients, who face extreme stress and poverty, overcome serious obstacles to their mental, emotional, and physical well being. Branches in San Jose, Gilroy and Morgan Hill. Multi-language capabilities, Spanish

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ConXióon to Community
ConXioón to Community (formerly known as Center for Training & Careers), a culturally and linguistically-competent provider of case management, education, employment, job training, mentoring, family wellness, and services for at-risk youth and their families. Computer-based ESL,Language, College Entrance Assistance, workforce, behavioral health, culture and youth programs. Dayworker Center - 7 days/week 7:00am - 2:00pm, showers, hot meals, affiliate of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Multi-lingual: Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Tagalog and American Sign Language. Key Words: San Jose, employment

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Disha Darshan
Disha Darsha teaches abused women, victims of domestic violence and all women of color the fundamental right to live with respect and dignity. South Asian women, youth and families who have been abused mentally, physically, emotionally. Multi-language: Hindi, Punjabi Key Words: Counseling, Mental Health, Advocacy

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FACTR (Family Alliance for Counseling Tools and Resolution)
Multi-cultural service, research and training center for the benefit of intergenerational immigrant families experiencing stress in their new environment. Provides counseling, psycho- educational services and cultural awareness programs for newcomer families and their children, regarding state Laws pertaining to Child Protection, Domestic Violence, Educational, Immigration and other areas. Nominal fees for services may be charged based on income. Multi-language: Key Words: Immigrant Integration, Advocacy, Mental Health, Legal, Allies6, Allies7

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Grail Family Services
GFS fosters learning and the empowerment of vulnerable East San Jose families with young children through programs that educate, develop leadership skills, and build a sense of community. Multi-language: Spanish Key Words: Networking, Cooperative, Parenting, Literacy, Advocacy

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IRC (International Rescue Committee) - San Jose
Providing Immigration legal services, legal consultations, relative visa petitions, adjustment of status, consular processing, employment authorization, affidavit of support, removal of conditional residence, refugee travel documents, naturalization, alien registration card replacement, freedom of information act request, document authenticity, information and referral. Member SCC Citizenship Collaboration. Multi-language: French, Laotian, Persian, Thai, Vietnamese, Oromo, Somali, Amharic, Assyrian, Arabic. Key Words: Refugee

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Immanuel House Refugee Project
We ease the adjustment for newly resettled refugees by providing transitional housing upon their arrival in our community. Santa Clara County 501(c)3.

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Korean American Community Services - Silicon Valley
KACS of Silicon Valley provides social, educational, and cultural services for the Korean American community. KACS is dedicated to assisting the elderly, low-income individuals and families, recent immigrants and youth. Information & Referral, Citizenship Assistance in English and Korean, Translation, Counseling, Senior transportation, youth tutoring, Senior lunch Monday - Friday. Multi-language: Korean Key Words: Immigrant integration, Asian, food, nutrition

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Rebekah Children's Services Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Center promotes school readiness through education, information and resources on nutrition, health, kindergarten readiness, early literacy, positive parenting and parenting advocacy for children and families. The Family Resource Center provides many FREE programs, services, and activities for families with children ages 0-5. This neighborhood-based center is open to everyone in the community. Key Words: ALLIES7

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SCC Libraries (SCCL)
8 Santa Clara County branch locations, 24/7 E-resources, plus a bookmobile. (Serving Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Saratoga and Woodland) Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents (any immigration status). Access to numerous resources including multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, Tutoring, Immigration Legal Asst See Immigrantinfo ESL Class Listing

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Sacred Heart Community Services
SHCS offers a broad range of social programs including assistance with food, clothing, housing, utilities, counseling and advocacy. The Volunteer Engagement Program is an online training arena to allow volunteers throughout the world to create their initiatives in their own communities. Currently it is being used to assist immigrants with the deferred action (DACA) immigration process, including filling out applications and providing financial coaching. .Multi-language: Spanish Key Words: Mental Health, families, vulnerable populations

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San Jose Public Library System (SJPL)
27 Branches, Free Library Cards for Santa Clara County Residents (any immigration status). Multi-language books, periodicals, videos, ESL Conversation Clubs, Citizenship Resources, Tutoring, Partners in Reading, Literacy, Immigration Legal Asst. See Immigrantinfo ESL Class Listing

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Santa Maria Urban Ministry (SMUM)
SMUM provides the local community with a safe, welcoming place to seek basic services that meet short-term needs, and educational and targeted services to support permanent transformation. Bi-lingual Spanish programs include ESL classes, after school tutoring and homework sessions, ABC preschool and a food pantry. | Spanish |

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Self Help for the Elderly
Citizenship / ESL classes, Senior Housing, Social Services, Wellness Program, HICAP, Recreational Activities, and Field trips. Languages spoken : Mandarin & Cantonese * Phone : (408)246-8790 Offices in: San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo and Oakland. Key Words: Asian, Chinese

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Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC)
Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC) builds interreligious harmony and understanding so as to promote a just and compassionate society in Silicon Valley. Sponsoring projects such as the Sustainable, Just and Healthy Food Campaign and the Compassion Games. Key Words: Diversity

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Somos Mayfair
Providing direct services to the community and organizing residents to take collective action. Program areas: Engaging the community in dialogue: Using popular theater, supporting families to meet basic needs: Promotores (community educators) work with over 200 Mayfair families each year. We nurture a shared community identity and support collective action to impact policies and build power. Key Words: Latino, Spanish, Immigrant Integration

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West Valley Community Services
Food, rental assistance, PG&E assistance, transportation services, special holiday programs, diapers, Below Market Rate Housing. Safety Net Zip Codes 95014, 30,32,33,44,70, 127, 130. Serving Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, and West San Jose Multi-language: English, Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin Key Words: North County EAN

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