Get ready, get set for the school year!

Access California Services will be distributing backpacks filled with school supplies to children from low-income families. Items will be geared towards students attending kindergarten – twelfth grade.

Friday, August 17| 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Access California Services
631 S. Brookhurst Street Suite 107, Anaheim, CA 92804

Many thanks to our community members, AccessCal supporters, and Community Action Partnership of Orange County for donating to this project.
For more information, please contact:
Nedda Elhaija
(714) 917-0440
Nedda@accesscal.org

Parenting Workshop COACH YOUR CHILD TO SUCCEED

Join our 4-week workshop & learn how to help your children succeed
If you have a child, chances are you’ve had your fair share of challenges.
We’re here to help!
Join our fun workshops and learn how to :
– Balance discipline with affection
– Praise your child’s good behaviors
– Reduce problem behaviors
– Minimize power struggles
– Communicate effectively
Attend all 4 classes and earn a certificate of completion.
Classes are available at NO COST to Orange County parents and caregivers.
Class size is limited, so register quickly!

AccessCal is Hiring! 2018/2019

AccessCal is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members 2018-2019! ‪#‎americorps‬ Become a hero for your community and apply for AmeriCorps at AccessCal! If you’re interested in getting hired at AccessCal as an AmeriCorps member, send your resume to Suzanne@accesscal.org

Positions available:

Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Trainees and Master’s in Social Work (MSW) Interns: MFT and MSW Interns will have the opportunity to provide social and emotional health support to individuals and families by conducting counseling sessions and teaching community members positive coping methods.

After-School Homework assistants: This position will provide academic support to children and youth by assisting with math, English reading, writing and comprehension as well as study skills and learning strategies.

Peace of mind

Do you feel stressed? Are you frustrated with parenting? Would you like more information about available professional services?

Join #AccessCal and our community professionals on April 29 at Peace of Mind: A Family Wellness Event.

Go to www.accesscal.org to register now!

We’re excited to have Marwa Azab, Ph.D. (Professor of Psychology, Human Develop at California State University, Long Beach), Aneesah Nadir, Ph.D (Family Life Educator, Diversity Trainer & President of Islamic Social Services Association-USA), and Sheikh Yassir Fazaga (Former Director of Mental Health Services at Access California Services and President and Founder of Tanweer Institute), speaking at this event!

After registering, you can submit questions for our community professionals to answer AND you can win a $100 gift card by submitting a poem or spoken word piece.

To find out more, visit www.accesscal.org or www.accesscal.org/peace-of-mind-2018.

No entrance fee & free parking – though you MUST register. Breakfast and lunch included. Child care available with pre-registration.

#PeaceOfMind2018
#FamilyWellness
#BuildYourResilience

This event is sponsored by:
– OC Health Care Agency (OCHCA)
– County of Orange
– Each Mind Matters
– HOAG
– Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange

This event is endorsed by:
– Islamic Shura Council of Southern California
– Muslim American Society (MAS) Greater Los Angeles
– Olive Community Services
– Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
– Afghan American Muslim Outreach (AAMO)
– Orange County Islamic Foundation (OCIF) of Mission Viejo Masjid
– Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) California – Greater LA
– Islamic Society of Orange County (ISOC)
– Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC)
– Islamic Center of Inland Empire (ICIE)
– Islamic Center of Irvine (ICOI)
– ICNA Relief
– Al Ansar

Join AccessCal’s Citizenship Education Program!

AccessCal is pleased to announce the expansion of our Citizenship Education Program.

AccessCal will now be offering multiple citizenship education classes per week to advance your English language and your knowledge of civics and United States history in order to prepare for your citizenship interview and test.

To register or learn more information about our classes, please call AccessCal at (714) 917-0440.

Join AccessCal’s Youth Collective Program This Friday!

Come join us every week, starting this Friday the 14, at 6:00 p.m. at AccessCal for our Youth Collective Program for ages 13 -19. The AccessCal Youth Collective (AYC) strives to connect young people with a deeper understanding of Arab identity, social and community engagement, and so much more.
Activities include: fieldtrips, workshops from visiting community organizations, cultural spotlight events, and thought-provoking discussions. Leveraging community leaders and educators, youth are inspired to achieve leadership, develop skills, and proudly represent the duality of being a minority in America. Refugees, second-generation immigrants, and native-born Americans are all welcome to enroll!
Please register by contacting Yasmeen Azam at (714) 917-0440 or emailing yasmeen@accesscal.org. We look forward to seeing you here!

 

Register to vote today!

Are you ready to vote in the next presidential election? 

Take a few minutes and call AccessCal today and register to vote for the 2016 election on Tuesday, November 8. 

Contact Malek Shibely at (714) 917-0440 or email him at malek@accesscal.org

Remember, you can’t vote unless you’re registered!

 

AccessCal is Hiring!

AccessCal is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members 2018-2019! ‪#‎americorps‬ Become a hero for your community and apply for AmeriCorps at AccessCal! If you’re interested in getting hired at AccessCal as an AmeriCorps member, send your resume to Suzanne@accesscal.org

Positions available:

Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Trainees and Master’s in Social Work (MSW) Interns: MFT and MSW Interns will have the opportunity to provide social and emotional health support to individuals and families by conducting counseling sessions and teaching community members positive coping methods.

After-School Homework assistants: This position will provide academic support to children and youth by assisting with math, English reading, writing and comprehension as well as study skills and learning strategies.