El Programa Hispano - Support Services
El Programa Hispano offers a wide variety of services for low income Latino families, including:
Low Income Tax Clinic (LITC): Provides advocacy and education about the tax system to low income Latino families. The LITC also serves clients with disputes with IRS by representing them directly and through a pool of qualified volunteers. For help from the LITC, please call our screening line at 503.669.8350. To volunteer, please contact Sarah Adams, Attorney, at 503.489.6828.
Food Stamp Outreach Program: Outreach to Latino Immigrant families in Multnomah and Clackamas counties, who may be eligible for food stamps. This program assists clients in locating food stamp offices, fill out applications, and advocates for them within the system. For information, contact Laura Berrutti at 503.489.6822.
Green Jobs: In partnership with Worksystem and other community agencies, El Programa Hispano helps to connect Latinos with training and employment opportunities in areas that use green practices and technologies.
Mental Health Services, MIOS Program: El Programa Hispano offers bilingual, bicultural mental health services to low-income Latinos in partnership with Central City Concern. Services include individual or family counseling, addictions treatment, education and support groups. For more information, call (503) 489-6820.