Family Support Services

 

Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program promotes breastfeeding as the preferred method of infant feeding. This program maintains a relationship with WIC mothers during their pregnancy and after delivery. Contact: Osiris Torres, BF Program Coordinator, otorres@thelatincenter.org - 302 655-7338 x7723

CLASES DE DIVORCIO (ONLY IN SPANISH): The divorce of one's parents is a major event in the life of a child. The LACC is offering an 8 hour course for parents to ensure that the accompanying stress is minimized, the long-term psychological burden is eased, and the whole process is made more understandable and manageable for the parents so that children will benefit. Contact: 302-655-7338

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A full range of bilingual /bicultural services is provided at no cost for victims of domestic violence, including case management, therapy and legal services. Constanza Madariaga, Email: cmadariaga@thelatincenter.org Contact: 302-655-7338 x7694 or 302-494-6260

 

FAMILY IMMIGRATION SERVICES program provides legal assistance to individuals seeking to:

 

  • Legalize their status in the United States

  • Be reunited with their families

  • Renew their legal documents

  • Obtain other immigration benefits

 

Immigration Specialist will educate clients and evaluate their eligibility, risks, and issues for immigration and citizenship benefits.  S/he will assist clients in preparing the necessary government applications and documentation and referring clients to community services as needed. Contact: 302-655-7338 

Los Abuelos engages seniors in healthy living through activities and education. This program connects seniors (ages 60 and up) to needed services. Contact: Bianca Aldegon at (302) 655-7338 Ext. 7733, or baldegon@thelatincenter.org

SHORT-TERM CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM: assists families with problem solving to meet their basic needs (emergency food assistance and clothing assistance) , such as asset building (financial empowerment) and application assistance (state benefits, school enrollment, unemployment, etc). Bethsaida Acosta,  Family Support Services Case Specialist. Contact: 302-655-7338 Ext. 7707 Email: bacosta@thelatincenter.org

Victims of Crime Advocacy Program  connects victims with available resources and provides guidance with police reporting and judicial processes, assistance contacting the authorities and reporting the crime, information about victims’ rights under the law, referral to free legal services to obtain a special visa that you can qualify for as a victim of a crime, assistance filling out appropriate forms (VCAP) that may cover certain expenses such as medical bills, counseling services, and referrals to other support services in the community.

Contact:  Sherllin Torres, Advocate for Victims of Crime, storres@thelatincenter.org, (302) 655-7338 ext. 7725 or 302-409-8238

Workforce Development Program helps clients with job readiness, application and resume assistance, interview techniques, job bank databases, and offers job fairs. Alejandra Ramírez, Email: aramirez@thelatincenter.org Contact: (302) 655-7338 

 

 

 

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