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South Asian Council for Social Services


Also Known As:SACSS
Address:143-06 45th Avenue Flushing NY 11355
Telephone(s):718-321-7929
Fax:718-321-0628
E-mail:sacss@sacssny.org
World Wide Web: http://www.sacssny.org/


Description:

The areas of major focus for SACSS are (a) healthcare access, awareness and advocacy; (b) parents, children and families; (c) mental health; (d) English classes and basic computer skills training. All the programs focus on and assist clients with various needs in these areas, through direct services as well as referral. Also advocate with elected officials on behalf of our community. All of the programs and services are free and are provided by culturally competent staff members who speak Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gurjarati, and Bengali.

Programs include: Preventative Services for Children and Families, PEP (Parents Empowerment Program), ESOL classes, Community Health Advocates, Immigrant Health Care Access, and Advocacy Collaborative.




Hours:

Mon-Fri 10-5:30; Sat 10-2. Other, by appointment.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheel chair ramp(s) internally.


Services Offered:Community Action / Social Advocacy GroupsEnglish as a Second LanguageJob TrainingParenting Skills Classes
Languages Offered:BengaliGujaratiHindiKannadaPunjabiTeluguUrdu
Target Groups(Ethnic):South Asians
Target Groups(By Need):ImmigrantsEnglish Language Learners