- Wyss Wellness Center
- Immigrant Family Wellness
- Safe Families: Domestic Violence Services
- Roots of Happiness: Elders Health & Wellness
Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center
The Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center is a partnership between SEAMAAC and Jefferson Health to provide comprehensive care to the diverse and underserved community in South Philadelphia. Our aim with the Wyss Wellness Center is to increase access to necessary medical and supportive healthcare.
Some of the services offered at the Wyss Wellness Center include:
- Primary and specialty clinical care
- Elder health and wellness care
- COVID-19 vaccinations
- Social services
- Support with intimate partner violence
All of SEAMAAC's health and social services, as well as doctors and medical professionals from Jefferson Health can be found at the Wyss Wellness Center, located in the Bok Building.
If you would like to learn more, please visit the Wyss Wellness Center website.
Immigrant Family Wellness
SEAMAAC conducts case management services and workshops and resources for Philadelphia’s diverse immigrant/refugee communities.
- SEAMAAC provides community education and outreach about social services, resources, health care, safety, employment, legal rights, and other community needs.
- Donation and Clothing Drives
- Community Outreach Events
- Naturalization Application assistance
SEAMAAC engages immigrant and refugee community members around health care access and health insurance enrollment in Philadelphia. In addition to the specific services we provide to clients, SEAMAAC works with health partners in advocacy to improve language access and cultural sensitivity in health settings, particularly in medical systems.
Contact: [email protected] or 215-503-7194
Safe Families: Domestic Violence Services
SEAMAAC raises awareness and engages Asian immigrant and refugee community members around intimate partner and family violence. We work to increase safety, healing and healthy family dynamics. Our services address needs on the individual, interpersonal, community and policy level. Some of the work we do through this program include:
- Individual case management, resource navigation, and safety planning for clients.
- Outreach and workshops on healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics, to educate and increase awareness in communities we work with.
- Becoming a member of the Shared Safety Coalition, an initiative from the mayor’s office to address domestic violence by bringing in government agencies and community-based agencies to the table. Our voice and presence in Shared Safety is in advocacy of needs and connecting resources specific to the immigrant and refugee communities
- Collaborating with Dragonfly Media (a division of Healthsongs International) to create a video inspired by the real stories told by Asian immigrants & refugees who have experienced intimate partner violence. The video is available on YouTube in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Khmer, Nepali, Burmese, Hakha-Chin, Vietnamese, and Lao.
Roots of Happiness: Elders Health & Wellness Services
SEAMAAC creates a positive experience of aging for Asian immigrant and refugee elders by improving their mental health and emotional well-being. Services include:
- Our Outreach Workers provide individual case management in connecting elders to public and private resources.
- We hold weekly Elders’ Gathering at Bok building, an opportunity for Asian elders across multiple cultures in the community to socialize and interact with one another.