Integrated System of Care
APDC offers a complete and comprehensive Integrated System of Care that meets the needs of the AAPI, and other communities that we are currently serving in Aurora and throughout the Denver Metro Area. These blended services ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to Behavioral Health, Primary Medical Care, Adult Education, Youth Mentoring and Leadership, Victim Assistance, Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance, Legal Aid, and Translation and Interpretation through Colorado Language Connection. We are committed to offering accessible and affordable health care blending Eastern, Western, and Pacific Islander traditions.
APDC’s Behavioral Health Clinic provides outpatient mental health services to AAPI clients. Services include individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy and counseling; psychological evaluation; psychiatric medication evaluation and monitoring; case management services; and senior outreach. These services, as well as mental health consultation and education activities, are provided by clinical staff in Hmong, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and English.
Licensed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as a Community Mental Health Clinic, our clinic accepts Medicaid, various third party insurance, and private payment on a sliding scale. We will soon be accepting Medicare as well.
MCPN Health & Wellness Center at APDC is a full-service, family practice primary care clinic specializing in culturally and linguistically competent care for refugees and immigrants
- Services include adult immunizations, chronic disease management, prevention and health education, physicals, women’s wellness (Pap smear, CBE, referral to mammography), well child checks, wound care, referrals to specialty care, and much more!
- MCPN collaborates closely with APDC providers and staff to provide team-based, whole person care that draws on expertise from across disciplines and is highly responsive to the full spectrum of a patient’s needs.
- Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM-4:30PM. Appointments can be made in person (MCPN front desk at APDC) or by phone 303-360.6276.
- MCPN link: http://mcpn.org/health-wellness-center-asian-pacific-development-center/
APDC provides health insurance assistance that includes Medicaid, CHP plus, medicare and private health insurance through Connect For Health Colorado. This program started from Mid October 2013 under the department of Health projects. This program is considered as one of most needed and successful in our agency. As of February 31, 2016 we have been able to enroll 2000 plus clients.
Asian Pacific Development Center’s Adult Education program serves the diverse needs of our learners and includes seven life-skills adult classes for beginning to advanced level students. Students learn the skills needed to read, write and speak in English at levels necessary to function in a job, in the family and in society. Our goal at Asian Pacific is to offer adults the opportunity to acquire academic and life skills through small, engaging classes that are taught by experienced ESL instructors. Additional services include an ESL Tutoring Program and Citizenship classes. Last year APDC served over 250 students.
APDC Youth Leadership Academy™
APDC Youth Leadership Academy™ (APDC YLA™) is an integrated, comprehensive program APDC offers for API youth in Colorado. From middle school through college, APDC YLA™ provides services to foster future leaders in our community, with a mission “to help youth discover their potential to become strong leaders who embrace and balance their cultures and identities.” The Youth Leadership Academy™ consists of three components: Academic enrichment, Leadership and Mentoring.
APDC provides victims assistance and support to those who have witnessed a crime. Our services include assistance in applying for financial services, emergency housing, and victim compensation funds; crisis counseling; case management and social services; and legal and personal advocacy. These services are provided free of charge to victims.
In addition, we provide the community with culturally appropriate educational workshops on the prevention of domestic violence and other crimes; diversity and sensitivity training for professionals in various fields; and other victim service programs.