A.B.L.E Community Development Foundation
ມູນນິທິ ເອໂບ ເພື່ອການ ພັດທະນາ.
Doing Business the Right Way
Since opening in 2017 the A.B.L.E Community Development Foundation has been proud to serve the Asian Pacific community. We’re committed to not only providing quality services, but going above and beyond to ensure our clients are completely satisfied. We welcome you to look through our site to see all we have to offer.
Asian Senior Health and Wellness Project
The Asian Senior Health and Wellness Project is currently working with 215 seniors who are 60 years old and over to access to the health and mental services. In 2019, we received a small grant from the City of Richmond to conduct the survey and assess the needs and issues affecting the Asian seniors in the City of Richmond where the Asian population represents about 15 percents of the city populations.
The Project talked to over 500 Asian seniors and collected the information and data on the health, mental health and other issues affecting their lives.
In the past 2 and half years. the Project assisted them to get the Covid 19 testing, vaccinations, and boosters. The project is also working with Contra Costa Food Bank to deliver the fresh produces to needy seniors and their families.
The Youth Enrichment Project
The Youth Enrichment Project is working with 2 middle schools (DeJean and Helm) to provide the after-school extracurricular activities such as tutoring to help the students improve his/her academic performance in the classes.
The students will involve with arts and cultures and sports, and social club activities. This Project is also a partner of the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Community -School Program. The Project will engage with the parents of the students to get involved in their child's education and learn how to be better parents in the process. The Project is using the curriculum (Parents Matter) which was developed by the CDC and widely used throughout the country to train the parents to improve their parenting skills.
The Project is funded by the City of Richmond' Children and Youth Fund.
Stop The Hate Project
The Stop the Hate Project in Contra Costa County is a part of the California Statewide initiative in response to the racial hate incidents in the past several years. The A.B.L.E. Community Development Foundation serves as a fiscal sponsor for Contra Costa County AAPI Coalition who manage the Stop the Hate Project.
The Project is to engage with two levels of the communities. First is to engage with the youths in the prevention and intervention effort, and the second is to involve the local government elected officials to support the process of promoting the racial understanding, tolerate, and harmony in our society. The Project is funded by the Office of Governor of State of California.
The Teen Dating Violence Prevention Project
The Project is in a partnership with the Contra Costa County Family Justice Center to work with 40 Asian families who have the teenaged children. The Project recruited hired, and trained the bilingual-bicultural facilitators and held 2 6 sessions of 2 hours each to go over the curriculum that was developed and adopted by the CDC. Then the 8 facilitators, a pair of two from 4 ethnic groups of parents and to hold 6 two hours workshops to train 40 parents on the CDC developed curriculum on the Parents Matter for Dating Matters including the following topics.
* Why do parents' matter
* Parenting positively
* Parents are educators
* I think I can, I know I can
* Parents are role models
* Moving forward
The Project is funded by the Office of Governor for 2 years (2022-24).
Southeast Asian Business Recovery Project.
This Project is conducting the assessment of the impact of Covid 19 pandemic on the Southeast Asian businesses in the Contra Costa County and to find out whether or not they receive any assistance from the governmental programs and services.
The Project is to develop the services that will assist the Asian Businesses to connect and access to the services that are available to them.
The Project is funded by the San Francisco Foundation.
The Food Pantry Project
The Food Pantry Project is a partnership between the ABLE Community Development Foundation and the Contra Costa and Solano Food Bank. The Project receive the foods from the Food Bank to distribute to 135 low-income Asian families in West Contra Costa County.
West Contra Costa County Asian Environmental Justice Project
The Project is working in partnership with the Hazardous Materials Division of the Contra Costa County Health Department to engage with Asian community to recruit and train 15 Asian Community Health Advocates on the environmental issues in air quality, pollutions, toxic particles being released from the industrial areas around the City, wildfire smoke, mercury in the Bay as well as the County Office of Sheriff Emergency Warning System. The team of 15 Community Health Advocates will organize 10 community workshops at the temple, churches apartment complexes, community centers to engage with the Asian people to inform them to be aware of the environmental issues affecting the health of the people in the community.
The Project is funded by the Hazardous Materials Division of the Contra Costa County Health Department.
The Mental Health Board and Care Project
This mental health board and care is a work in progress to establish licensed facility to serve as a Board and Care to house the mental health patients to prevent them to be institutionalized.
We all need to have a faith in one another.
Our professional approach is based on our belief that everyone deserves a chance to fulfill his/her potential in life.
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