RESOURCES FOR ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER YOUTH
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF)
CPAF serves Asian and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Los Angeles County. Our programs empower youth to recognize the signs of relationship violence and take a stand against abuse. Services include: 24-hour hotline, counseling, sexual assault response team, safety planning, emergency and transitional shelter, and community-based education and prevention programs. All services are free of charge and available in 30 Asian and Pacific Islander languages.
Families in Good Health (FiGH)
FiGH is a multilingual and multicultural health and social education program for the Southeast Asian, Latino and other communities in Long Beach. Programs include: Educated Men with Meaningful Messages (EM3), an afterschool health education program for Southeast Asian young men; medical benefits program, and outreach on breast and cervical cancer screening.
Address: 411 E. 10th Street Ste. 207, Long Beach, CA 90813
Khmer Girls in Action (KGA)
KGA believes in the leadership of Southeast Asian youth (ages 13-18) to create social change. Out programming invests in and empowers Southeast Asian youth to become leaders in their community organizing, leadership development, cultural and media arts, and personal and academic support for youth.
Address: 1355 Redondo Avenue Ste 9, Long Beach, CA 90804
Koreatown Youth + Community Center (KYCC)
The mission of KYCC is to serve the evolving needs of the Korean American population in the greater Los Angeles area as well as the multiethnic Koreatown community. KYCC’s programs and services are directed toward recently immigrated, economically disadvantaged youth and families, and promote community socioeconomic empowerment. Programs include: com,unity economic development, clinical services, youth services, environmental services, housing, kids town, and prevention education.
Address: 3727 Wt 6th Street Ste 300, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)
OCAPICA is dedicated to enhancing the health, and social and economic well-being of Asians and Pacific Islanders in Orange County. OCAPICA works to improve and expand the community’s opportunities through service, education, advocacy, organizing and research. Programs include: afterschool programs, mental health services, scholarships, workforce development, and policy advocacy.
Address: 12900 Garden Grove Boulevard Ste A2124, Garden Grove, CA 92843
Project MotiVATe (PM)
PM’s mission is to mentor Vietnamese American teens by developing their academic, cultural and social skills to achieve educational goals and personal sucess. PM provides free mentoring services to low-income, at-risk Vietnamese American youth in Orange County. Programs include: mentorship, weekly study halls, monthly community outings, and an annual summer camp.
Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA)
To build power among Southeast Asian youth and their communities in Los Angeles for a more just and equitable society through intergenerational, multiethnic dialogue, leadership development, and community organizing. Programs include: youth leadership projects, youth organizers, community health, and art.
Address: 970 N. Broadway, Ste 209, Los Angeles, CA 90012
24-HOUR CRISIS SUPPORT
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF): 1-800-339-3940
California Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-540-4000
Fire, Police, Ambulance: 911
Info Line: 1-800-339-6993
Poison Control Center: 1-800-876-4766
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-4653
Rape Treatment Center Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center: 1-310-319-300 (press 0, ask for Rape Counselor)
Suicide Prevention Center: 1-877-727-4747
Teen Line: 1-800-852-8336