Asian Counseling & Referral Services (ACRS)
|Name||Asian Counseling & Referral Services (ACRS)|
|Mission statement||ACRS promotes social justice, and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and other underserved communities – including immigrants, refugees and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative community-based multilingual and multicultural services.|
|Service(s) description||Our Children, Youth and Families program strengthen AAPI families by engaging youth, and helping them succeed and thrive in their communities. Services may include individual, family and/or group therapy, crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, medication management, advocacy, case management, youth job readiness training, youth leadership and development groups, and prevention groups.|
|Program impact||Our agency’s largely bilingual and bicultural staff of about 280 collectively speak 40 languages and dialects. ACRS staff, many of whom speak the same language and come from the same cultures as the people we serve, touch the lives of more than 35,000 people annually.|
Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Asian Counseling & Referral Services (ACRS) are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.
Health & Wellness (2 programs)
Programs that meet students' physical and behavioral health needs so they can be in school and ready to learn.
School Culture & Climate (1 program)
Programs that support the creation of an inclusive, welcoming school environment that honors the experiences of all students and families, and provides opportunity for building community, strong relationships, and an overall positive climate for learning and growth.
School Readiness & Transitions (1 program)
Programs that prepare and support students to move from early childhood into elementary, middle, and high school, and beyond into higher education and the workforce.