Its primary goal is to promote good health
by encouraging people in the community to
eat fruits and vegetables and other healthy
foods to reduce the risk of chronic diseases
such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease
and some types of cancer. We visit an Asian
store in Merced County at least once a week
to distribute beautiful and colorful recipe
books with healthy and affordable recipes
to remind people that a healthy diet is a
very important factor to a long and healthy
Is composed of nine Hmong and refugee serving
nonprofit organizations in the Central Valley
(including Healthy House), from Fresno to
Sacramento, which advocate on behalf of Southeast
Asian community members.
Professional Healthcare Interpreter Training
Provides our ‘cutting edge’ Connecting
Worlds: Central Valley Version 48 hour interpreter
training, which conforms with the California
Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA)
Proficiency and Interpreter Readiness Assessments
Provide language proficiency tests in Spanish,
Hmong and English to assess interpreting skills.
Provide meaningful message conversion in Spanish,
Hmong and Punjabi.
Examples of trainings include: Working Effectively
with Interpreters, Cultural Humility Trainings,
Unnatural Causes, and Leadership Development
in Interethnic Relations.
Provides quarterly physical, mental, emotional,
and spiritual health trainings for Hmong shamans
and Western healthcare providers to integrate
Western healthcare with traditional healing.
CALIFORNIA Enrollment Services
Provides free enrollment assistance, in several
languages, into healthcare programs.
Provides free enrollment assistance into the
Medi-Cal healthcare program.
HUR (Honor HUman Rights
for Ethnic Women and Girls)
Addresses Domestic Violence, Sex Trafficking,
Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, and Denial
of Basic Human Rights to Ethnic Women and
Preserver in SEA Community (Abuse in Later
Addresses the following types of abuse under
California law: Abandonment, Abduction, Financial
Exploitation, Isolation, Neglect, Physical
Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Sexual Abuse,
and Stalking in Southeast Asian adults, aged
50+. Healthy House is working in collaboration
with Merced’s Adult Protective Services,
District Attorney’s Office, Police Department,
and Valley Crisis Center.