EMASS Program (Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services), Union of Pan Asian Communities

EMASS Program (Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services)

 
General Information
Description of ServiceServices are designed to address mental health issues, provide prevention activities and increase access to mental health care. EMASS Community Center is located in Escondido and El Cajon. The goal is to strengthen seniors’ capacity to remain independent and improve the quality of their lives. Bi-weekly social and recreational activities are available:

Laughter Class
Zumba Exercise
Tai-Chi Classes
Bingo and Table Games
Video Karaoke
Relaxation & Meditation Exercise
Dance Yoga
Brain Fitness Exercises
Senior Fitness Exercises
WII Sports
Computer Classes

EMASS offers a 6 week workshop for Healthier Living: Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops and “Good Mental Health is Ageless” seminars of the Aging and Independence Services (AIS).

The EMASS program serves older Latinos, African refugees (Somali), African Americans, Filipinos, Chaldean and other ethnic adults.

EMASS is a recipient of the 2012 Public Health Champion Award, Aging and Independence Services in recognition of extraordinary achievement in protecting and promoting the health of residents of San Diego County and the National Association of Counties 2012 Achievement Award.
Urgent Services Providedresource brokering; peer education; transportation assistance to Latino, Filipino, African Amercia, Somali, Arabic seniors
LocationNorth Inland
Geographical AreaEscondido
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall or Walk-in.
Intake RequirementsCaller needs to provide name, address and phone number.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationSenior Citizens
Intended ParticipantsThe EMASS program serves older Latinos, African refugees (Somali), African Americans, Filipinos, Chaldean and other ethnic adults.
Age GroupSenior Citizen/Older Adults
GenderEither
Languages SpokenFilipino, Spanish, Somali,
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Mrs. Agnes Hajek
Contact's Position Emass Program Manager
Contact's Phone (760) 233-1984
Contact's Email ahajek@upacsd.com
Physical Site Address 1 200 North Ash Street, Suite 100
Physical Site City, State, Zip Escondido, CA 92027
Mail Attention To Agnes Hajek
Main Phone (760) 233-1984
Fax (760) 233-1987
Service Location Email emass-admin@upacsd.com
Web Address www.upacsd.com
 
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date09/03/2014
Serves immigrants,refugee or asylum seekers?Yes, serves immigrants,refugees, asylees
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Union of Pan Asian Communities
Affiliated Program: EMASS Program (Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services)
This Service: EMASS Program (Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services), Union of Pan Asian Communities
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Mental Health Information/Education (RR-5150.2500)
Mental Health Related Prevention Programs (RR-5150.5000)