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  • Hamdard Center for Health & Human Services Hamdard Center for Health & Human Services

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(41.93084,-87.9828)
 

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Mission Statement

Hamdard's mission is "to promote the physical and emotional health and psychological well-being of individuals and families by offering hope, help, and healing."

Description

Hamdard was established in 1992 as a proactive response to address the critical mental health needs of the South Asian and Middle Eastern communities. Hamdard provides culturally-tailored and multilingual services including: 24-hour crisis line; domestic violence program with emergency shelter and transitional housing; legal advocacy and supportive services; psychiatric and behavioral health services; primary healthcare; programs for seniors and youth; and community outreach and education. Hamdard’s philosophy is to meet the needs of the underserved through its new paradigm of care, which includes a comprehensive service model to provide culturally-sensitive and linguistically-appropriate services to families. Hamdard overall goals are to improve the health of the community, strengthen families, prevent violence and promote self-sufficiency.

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