Project Access employs an onsite Resident Service Coordinator at each unique family and senior resource center to implement programs and services addressed to meet individual and community needs. These services support our four key initiatives:
Health & Wellness
48.8 million Americans (including 16.2 million children) live in households that lack the means to get enough food on a regular basis.
GOAL: Provide education to increase knowledge of proper nutrition, preventative services, and access to health resources to improve residents’ health.
HOW: Health and Nutrition Education, Supplemental Food Programs, Health Fairs and Preventive Services, Health Insurance Assistance
A minimum wage worker would have to work 130 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom unit at fair market rent in California.
GOAL: Assist residents to attain or retain employment, improve their knowledge on saving money, and address the digital divide by increasing access to technology.
HOW: Financial Literacy and Education, Employment Assistance, Computer Lab Access and Technology Training, Second Language Acquisition, GED and Vocational Training Preparation
Education For Youth
Low-income youth are 5 times more likely to drop out of school.
GOAL: Prepare children for kindergarten, increase academic achievement and improve self-esteem and study habits.
HOW: School Readiness for 3 to 5 year-olds, After-School Programs, Teen Leadership Programs, College and Career Preparation
GOAL: To provide opportunities for residents in order to strengthen family and community development.
HOW: Family Engagement, Community Building Events, Community Safety and Awareness, Social and Recreational Activities for Seniors
of residents indicated that the information they received will help them save more money and/or reduce debt
of residents would recommend Project Access Services to their neighbors
of residents reported that Project Access helped them form stronger relationships with their neighbors
residents participated in Community Building Events, received translation and interpretation services, as well as referrals to other community services
residents participated in Health and Wellness Education Programs
youth served in School Readiness, After-School Programs and Teen Leadership Programs
residents received assistance preparing for employment, improved their financial literacy skills, improved their technological skills, parenting skills and learned English
different referrals were made in total