El Centro De La Raza

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Children & Youth, Human Services

Location: 2524 16th Avenue South Seattle WA 98144 USA

Mission:

As an oganization grounded in the Latino community, our mission is to build unity across all racial and economic sectors, to organize, empower, and defend our most vulnerable and marginalized populations and to bring justice, dignity, equality, and freedom to all the peoples of the world.


Programs: Bilingual, culturally appropriate, wraparound services that are designed to enable our participants to succeed in their efforts to become self-reliant. We have Human Services which consist of the Food Bank, La Cocina Popular, Congregate & Home Delivered Meals and Social Activities for the Elderly, Infant Mortality Prevention, Homeless Assistance for Families with children, Emergency Shelter Vouchers, Rental Subsidies, Transitional Homes, Provide Tenant/landlord laws information, El Patio low-income Apartments, Advocacy & Enrollment for Food Stamps, and SEAMAR Basic Healthcare enrollment office on site. We have Education & Skill Building services such as Homeownership Education & Financial Literacy, Individual Development Account (IDA) Program with United Way of King County & Community Partners, Job Readiness & Employment Placement, Citizenship Program, Civics Class, Legal Clinic referral, English as a Second Language courses in partnership with Seattle Central Community College, Parenting classes in partnership with Atlantic Street Family Center and Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS). We also have Child/Youth services Child Development Center, After-school Mentor/Tutor Educational Support Program, Youth Poetry, History & Leadership Programs, Youth Case Management, Hernan Delgado Computer Lab.
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been helped at el centro from the food bank to making my taxes and free legal help for citizenship. Im very thankful to god for this organization that has been a lot of help for me my community and my family thank you for making a difference for the least advantaged and the most needed.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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