Overview:Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS) provides quality mental health and social services to families and individuals in a safe, caring, and confidential manner. The staff is professionally trained and supervised by licensed clinicians. Services are available to all.
Depending on staffing, our language capacity usually includes:
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Samoan, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Spanish
Individual, couple, family and group counseling are offered to assist clients in:
Addressing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, etc.
Psychiatric consultation and medication support for ongoing clients
School related concerns such as disruptive classroom behavior, ADHD, etc.
Co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues
Grief and bereavement issues
Improving interpersonal communication
Bridging the cultural and generational gap in families
Adjusting to situational stress from divorce, job loss, relocation, etc.
Clients are provided with individualized case management services to assist them in accessing and interfacing with needed resources such as:
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Assistance to clients and their families who are enrolling or appealing eligibility for SSI benefits.
Schools – Assistance to monolingual and limited English speaking parents to communicate with school personnel about their child.
Assistance to enroll in low cost insurance programs such as Healthy Famililes and Healthy Kids.
Vocational services – Assistance in the preparation for employment, GED and/or post employment services.
Linkage to immigration and legal services
Provide translation services and interpreters for PACS’ monolingual and limited English speaking clients.