Causes: Children & Youth, Community & Neighborhood Development, Economic Development, Ethnic & Immigrant Centers, Homeless & Housing, Housing Development, Construction & Management, Human Services, Immigration, Youth Development - Citizenship
Mission: Our mission is to assist refugees and immigrants in need, focusing on particular needs of the Somali Families and Individuals living in the City of Saint Cloud, MN, through partnerships, services and programs that are timely, culturally appropriate and addresses their concern.
Somali Multi Service assists families by providing culturally appropriate methods of outreach to connect families in the Somali community with needed resources for youth outreach, education, housing, job training, and guidance in accessing services. The organization is continuously creating opportunities for African professionals in Stearns County to assist parents in raising and educating the youth.
Identification of home type that best fits each client; home price and income (debt ratio) matching;
Financial statement (each client would complete a personal income statement during the session);
Money management (timely payment of bills);
Home inspections (recommended prior to purchase);
Identify possible home flaws; and
Attendance of a realtor and mortgage broker in the class and presentation of their areas of specialty.