Health and Wellness
SNAP and Food Assistance
Outreach to Latino Immigrant families in Multnomah and Clackamas counties who may be eligible for food stamps. This program assists clients in locating food stamp offices, filling out applications, and advocates for them within the system. For information, contact Yovana Benancio (YBenancio@ElPrograma.org) at (503)489-6807.
Promotores de Salud
In partnership with Providence Health System Program, El Programa Hispano Católico offers training and coordination for members of the Latino community affiliated with services in Spanish-speaking parishes, to educate the community on issues related to health, to organize events on issues health and to advocate for services. For more information , write to Flavio Cornejo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Case management, options counseling, mental agility activities, social activities and engagement, physical activity, cultural enrichment and a culturally appropriate and nutritious lunch on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:00 to 12:30, for Multnomah county residents over age 60 (or adults with disabilities). Transportation to and from EPHC can be arranged.
Health Referral Services
Open office hours for phone calls and walk-ins seeking culturally specific information and referrals for community health resources. (503)669-8350 Includes direct appointment access to our partner organizations:
- Wallace Medical Concern – Basic medical services every Thursday in mobile clinic. Call main line to schedule.
- Project Access Now – Assistance in signing up for Cover Oregon/ Oregon Health Plan. Every Thursday, 9 to 4, no appointment necessary.
- Puentes – Central City Concern – Mental health services for adults and youth substance use counseling. Contact main line for more information.