Services provided to refugees, immigrant citizens, asylees, adults, elderly, families, and youth; residents of Sacramento County; Speakers of Bosnian, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Lao, Mien, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
SAAC was founded in 1979 at the Bethany Presbyterian Church as the Indochinese Assistance Center, to provide Mental Health and cultural adjustment services to refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. The agency incorporated in 1991 as Southeast Asian Assistance Center. Services were later expanded to include the Russian/Ukrainian and Bosnian refugee communities.
Today our staff represent 9 different cultural and language groups, and are trained, experienced interpreters who provide assistance both off site and in the office.