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Multicultural Community Family Services Inc

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Ethnic & Immigrant Centers, Human Services, Immigration, Recreation & Sports, Sports

Mission: The mission of the multicultural community family services is to empower individuals, children, youths and families to gain a greater capacity to succeed in their communities. Mcfs accomplishes its mission through the delivery of culturally targeted social services.

Programs: Mcfs provides home care services that serve private customers and predominantly low income state eligible consumers in need of home care and other community based habilitation services; provide full and part time employment and economic sustainability to more than 60 individuals of caucasian, african american/ caribean backgrounds; and create a sustainability model for mcfs long term viability. Mcfs takes money earned after expenses and directly applies it to the furthering of its charitable causes and mission thus providing mcfs a greater opportunity to serve the community.

mcfs has a 14 year history of providing job-readiness services for older youths and adults through its "preparing older youth for success (poys)" job readiness program. The poys program (1) provides ged instructions for older youth between ages of 18-24 and prepares them to pass the pennsylvania state general education development: (2) assist participants in enrolling in college/trade school, (3) prepares youth participants to study to sit for the national retail foundation certified customer service examination and ; (5) assist youth participants in obtaining employment with their employers.

mcfs communiy outreach assistance program (coap) serves as an outreach mechanism for the purpose of enhancing the capacities of the local residents in mitigating and coping with challenging social and economic issues that confront them. Coap services include providing weekly literacy classes for immigrant adults; weekly classes that help immigrants study and prepare to sit for usa examinations, regular workshop series that address an array of issues related to health and wellness, economic empowerment, prevention, immigration, and citizenship. Community soccer ( multicultural united soccer club) for children and youth between the ages of 4 and 15.

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