Clients are offered:
Intake, assessment and treatment planning to determine the type of care most beneficial, plus screening techniques to identify abuse and prevent family violence.
Individual therapy, which includes an explanation of the impact of cultural trauma, poverty and discrimination on health.
Case management to ensure access to vital resources like housing, child care and other services.
Group therapy through theme-focused approaches that support catharsis and psychoeducation as main interventions.
Cognitive behavioral therapy, through skills-building and communication. These services help give clients a greater sense of self-efficacy and support to develop existing strengths and increase resilience and motivation.
Skills for building social supports through techniques called mirroring, validation and inspiration from peers and mentors who have gone through similar problems.
Harm reduction is used to help identify and distinguish healthy and empowering activities from things considered self-destructive.
Other services offered include:
Job readiness and development mentoring
Self-sufficiency grants (to help ease the financial transition from welfare-to-work)
Mental health advocacy opportunities
Media advocacy activities (to combat stereotypes that undermine the mental health and self-esteem of women of color and their children.