Lao Family Community Empowerment (LFCE) assists refugees and immigrants with developing skills needed to become self-supportive. Services include mental health, health access and education, home visitation, Hmong youth project, parent engagement, senior services, Covered California health insurance, information and referral and naturalization services.
LFCS is also affiliated and involved with People and Congregations Together (PACT) and Pacific Institute for Organizing (PICO) to promote, motivate and organize the Hmong and Laotian community in developing leadership, organization and advocacy skills, through one-on-one appointments and community action meetings.
The Home Visitation Project is a collaborative effort among Lao Family, UC Davis Cooperative Extension Program, SUSD schools and LUSD schools. The program offers home-based health and nutrition education, a Raising a Reader family literacy program, parent workshops and health screening for children all to parents or guardians of children ages 0 to 5 years, living within the designated zip codes.
Mental Health Programs - Southeast Asian Recovery Services (SEARS) provides case management to mental health consumers and also conducts outreach and engagement to the Southeast Asian communities. The Children and Youth Services (CYS) provides outreach, education, and engagement to the Southeast Asian's children and youth.
Senior Program - This program creates opportunities for Hmong and other Southeast Asian seniors to socialize and participate in fun activities together. The center is open two days per week - every Thursday and and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Covered California Health Insurance - Lao Family has certified enrollment counselors on site to assist community members who need Medi-Cal or health insurance coverage.