The Afghan Coalition is a non-profit community based umbrella organization that seeks to empower refugee families, women and youth, both locally and in Afghanistan and to build bridges between the United States and Afghanistan. The mission is accomplished through the provision of community services, supporting member organizations’ community based programs and fostering understanding, reconciliation, reconstruction and mutual relations between the people of Afghanistan and the people of the United States.
The need is great
95% of clients are below the poverty line
$25 Connects one client to needed Social Services
87% of women in Afghanistan suffer from Domestic Violence
$50 Helps one woman escape from Domestic Violence
45% of Afghans in the Bay Area suffer from PTSD:
$100 Supports one Mental Health Workshop
Afghan Women’s Breast Health Program
Afghan Women’s Health Program is the first project of its kind to raise awareness and increase the rate of getting mammograms among first generation afghan immigrant women living in the Bay Area.
Afghan Mental Health Project
The mission of the Afghan Mental Health project is to provide and support the overall wellbeing of the Afghan community as well as dispel myths and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. This is the only collaborative prevention and early intervention project that provides culturally sensitive services in three different languages (Farsi, Pashto, and English) to individuals before they experience mental illness.
The Afghan Coalition Micro-enterprise program unites the organization’s goals of social welfare strategies and economic development.
We help to improve the health and financial well being of members of the Fremont Afghan community and increase their ability to become self-sufficient contributing members of society
The Afghan Coalition provides help to domestic violence victims and ways to get legal help and protection.
The Afghan Coalition is working to train and support our community members to be civic-ally engaged so that they can create positive and effective change in our community.
The Afghan Coalition also provides many services that are available to the public including: Cultural Counseling, assistance with Social Services, job-hunting, translation, among others.