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Learn About the Medi-Cal Expansion

Learn About the Medi-Cal Expansion

The expansion to individuals aged 50 and over was included in Assembly Bill 133 (Chapter 143, Statutes of 2021), which amended Welfare and Institutions Code...
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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

The Refugee Forum of Orange County and Access California Services join the rest of the international community in celebrating World Refugee Day.
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OC Human Relations “Hate Hurts Us All”

OC Human Relations “Hate Hurts Us All”

Meet Anya With your support, Access California Services (AccessCal) had the honor to serve Anya, a Ukrainian refugee who was referred to AccessCal by the...
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Meet Anya

Meet Anya

Meet Anya With your support, Access California Services (AccessCal) had the honor to serve Anya, a Ukrainian refugee who was referred to AccessCal by the...
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“The best charity is that given in the month of Ramadan.” – Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

“The best charity is that given in the month of Ramadan.” – Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

With your support, Access California Services (AccessCal) had the honor to serve Samuel. Samuel came to AccessCal in tears seeking urgent help.
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Sunbul Sidiqi Awarded OC Register’s 125 Most Influential Figures in OC.

Sunbul Sidiqi Awarded OC Register’s 125 Most Influential Figures in OC.

AccessCal is proud to announce that Sunbul Sidiqi, a Case Manager in our Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCA), was recognized as one of OC’s 125...
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AccessCal Year in Review – Together We Did It!

AccessCal Year in Review – Together We Did It!

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Double the Good This #GivingTuesday

Double the Good This #GivingTuesday

This year for #GivingTuesday, AccessCal’s incredible supporters helped us double our fundraising goal! Because of our generous community, we’re able to continue supporting immigrants, refugees,...
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AccessCal’s Efforts Featured in the Daily Bulletin

AccessCal’s Efforts Featured in the Daily Bulletin

AccessCal’s recent fundraiser to raise funds for housing for recently arrived Afghan refugees was featured in The Daily Bulletin. Nahla Kayali, the Founder and Executive...
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Join Us for #GivingTuesday 2021!

Join Us for #GivingTuesday 2021!

Want to change the lives of children, families, and seniors in your community? Donate to AccessCal this GivingTuesday! GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity...
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AccessCal Celebrates Refugee Youth at UCI!

AccessCal Celebrates Refugee Youth at UCI!

Nahla Kayali, AccessCal’s Founder and Executive Director, along with AccessCal’s staff, attended the Refugee Scholarship Awards at UC Irvine! Kayali spoke to youth about her...
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AccessCal’s Efforts Recognized on ABC7, KCAL9, and More!

AccessCal’s Efforts Recognized on ABC7, KCAL9, and More!

Everyone’s hearts at AccessCal have broken since the news in Afghanistan, and our team has been working tirelessly to step up and provide the resources...
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AccessCal is Now Offering Assistance to Get Temporary Protected Status for New Countries

AccessCal is Now Offering Assistance to Get Temporary Protected Status for New Countries

AccessCal is now offering free services to obtain Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals from Burma, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, or Yemen. If you qualify for...
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Back to School Fundraiser 2021

Back to School Fundraiser 2021

The new school year is here! It is time for us to come together to help the underserved children in our community start their classes...
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New Citizenship Classes Starting Soon!

New Citizenship Classes Starting Soon!

Our new Citizenship Classes will kick-start on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. These classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and...
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Recruitment for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps Program Has Begun!

Recruitment for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps Program Has Begun!

Monday, June 28, 2021, kick-started our recruitment drive for the 2021-2022 AmeriCorps Program. Access California Services (AccessCal) is the only organization in the State of...
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Refugee Youth Shine at RFOC’s World Refugee Day 2021 Virtual Event

Refugee Youth Shine at RFOC’s World Refugee Day 2021 Virtual Event

The Refugee Forum of Orange County (RFOC) hosted its annual World Refugee Day event on Monday, June 21. This event saw refugee youth shine as...
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Community Vaccine Drive at AccessCal

Community Vaccine Drive at AccessCal

California has reopened and 48% of the population has received the vaccine. Getting vaccinated will help end the pandemic once and for all! To provide...
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World Refugee Day 2021

World Refugee Day 2021

As proud members of the Refugee Forum of Orange County, we are delighted to welcome our community to our 2021 World Refugee Day event. On...
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Mental Health Awareness Month at AccessCal

Mental Health Awareness Month at AccessCal

Our Founder and Executive Director, Nahla Kayali, started AccessCal with the hope to one day provide culturally and linguistically sensitive mental health services to the...
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