APA FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

aka APA   |   San Francisco, CA   |  www.apafss.org

Mission

Our mission is to support family development and to prevent child abuse and domestic violence, and to advocate for culturally competent services through education, community building, and leadership development. We strengthen families with a comprehensive set of services to prevent and treat problems that may occur as a result of stress, barriers and challenges of language, finances, and lack of resources.

Ruling year info

1996

Executive Director

Rick Yuen

Main address

10 Nottingham Place

San Francisco, CA 94133 USA

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EIN

94-3164091

NTEE code info

Family Services (P40)

Hot Line, Crisis Intervention (F40)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Parent-Child Interactive Programs

-Early Literacy groups for 0-5 year-old children promote School Readiness.
Staff-led activities which include arts and crafts, storytelling, singing and dancing, interactive play, and music will stimulate a child’s emerging sense of imagination, coordination, and development. Parents will gain knowledge of children's developmental milestones.

-S.T.E.A.M Family Literacy Project offers API families with a 5-9 year-old child a hands-on interactive opportunity to learn and discuss science, technology, engineering, art, and math through fun projects and experiments. The interaction provides parents the opportunity to teach their children to make the connection between what they are learning/studying and how to apply it to real life situations.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children
Infants and toddlers
Low-income people
Immigrants

Two programs targeting 6-12 year-old students, new immigrants, limited English proficiency students, particularly those living in SRO (Single Room Occupancy) housing:
-After School Discovery Club and STEAM (STEM+Art) aim to increase creativity, confidence, socialization, teamwork, leadership, career exploration, and community activism, and to provide support for youths struggling academically. Smart Money Learning Bank introduces the basics of handling money & finances.
-Summer Read & Learn engages students in reading and writing and emphasizes phonics, providing them with a consistent learning routine during July.

For high school students:
-Youth Education, Leadership & Advocacy Project with workshops on job skills training, early career introduction, and exploration of options between education & employment. >Field trips to colleges & a variety of work environments. >Opportunities for service learning & youth leadership in environmental health education and civic engagement.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Children
Preteens
Immigrants

A comprehensive set of services to prevent & treat problems that may occur as a result of stress, barriers and challenges of language, finances, and lack of resources.

-Positive Parenting Program is an evidence-based program involving core principles of positive parenting & effective behavior change. Strategies to reduce behavioral/emotional concerns in 2-12 year-olds. Taught in multiple languages.
-in-Home Visits by bilingual/bicultural staff in order to provide the most effective family support services. Staff is able to identify issues & prevent situations that can lead to domestic violence or child abuse.
-Support Groups for parents/caregivers provide social connections, especially important during the pandemic.
-Economic Self-Sufficiency Program and Life Skills Workshops. Our Family Economic Success Program provides computer training, ESL, conversational English tutoring, job coaching, workshops on digital/smartphone skills, cyber security, & financial literacy for the community.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Low-income people
Working poor
Unemployed people
Immigrants

Many of the children, youth, adults, and families we work with have experienced grief, loss, trauma, life transitions, divorce, domestic, immigration, and community violence.

-Our multilingual Stress Hotline personnel listens and offers emotional support & referrals.
-Our Behavioral Health Program offers psychotherapy counseling & therapy groups. These site-based or school-based services are no charge to clients and are language-appropriate.

Population(s) Served
Low-income people
Adults
Adolescents
Children
Immigrants

During this pandemic, many of our low-moderate income clients are among those hit hardest.

-APA's community food pantry serves double the number of people pre-pandemic. We partner with the SF-Marin Food Bank in this weekly operation. Our staff & volunteers deliver grocery boxes to those who are food-insecure -- families with young children, seniors, housebound, and immunocompromised individuals.

-Provide assistance to clients in negotiations with landlords on eviction and partial payments of rent/utilities.

-Purchase & deliver grocery boxes, safety & essential supplies, and diapers to highest-need families as needed, including to those quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure.

-Provide Holiday Cheer Care Boxes to our highest-need clients. We include books & games for the children in the care boxes, along with essential supplies (such as personal/oral hygiene items, personal protective equipment, clothing, groceries, and blankets.)

Population(s) Served
Low-income people
Unemployed people
Adults
Children and youth
Immigrants

Where we work

Financials

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APA FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Board of directors
as of 11/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Rose Chung

Asian America Foundation

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No