SIPA enriches and empowers generations of Pilipino Americans and others by providing health and human services, community economic development, and a place where all people of all backgrounds can come together to strengthen community.

Youth Programs

SIPA’s Youth and After School Programs are out-of-school events that enrich youth to be better leaders for their community. The after school program includes homework assistance, tutoring, recreation, arts and craft and cultural education.

Small Business Assistance

Helping entrepreneurs and small businesses overcome barriers to growth and success, generate jobs and sustainable businesses in the community, accommodate the unique economic needs of low income immigrants, and serve as a link between the mainstream economy and ethnic small businesses.

In Home Outreach Counseling

Family Preservation (FPP) is an integrated, comprehensive approach to strengthening and preserving families who are at risk of or already experiencing problems in family functioning, with the goal of assuring the emotional, social, educational, and spiritual development of children in a safe and nurturing environment.

GRYD Program

GRYD’s mission is to strengthen the resiliency of youth/young adults, families, and communities to the influence of gangs by fostering public/private collaborations and supporting community- based prevention and intervention services.

Health & Human Services

After School Program provides a safe environment for youth to learn & discover while their parents are at work.

Case Management & Counseling for the youth and their families. SIPA provides services in Filipino language & culturally sensitive subjects.

  • Family Preservation provides counseling services to keep families together
  • GRYD (Gang Reduction & Youth Development) for the youth and their families combines case management with community programs and education to discourage and reduce gang activity

Senior Services weekly line dancing and tai-chi classes for seniors offered weekly.  (Free) Food distribution after classes.

Mental Health First Aid provides community education on mental health to de-stigmatize mental health care.

Community Economic Development

Affordable Housing SIPA in partnership developed affordable housing communities in the area. El Centro Loretto and Normandie Village are part of SIPA’s growing portfolio.

Small Business Counseling along with API-Small Business Development Program of Little Tokyo Service Center, SIPA conducts entrepreneurial programs and one-on-one counseling.

Financial Literacy workshops offered in areas of understanding finances – credit reporting, taxes, budgeting & saving

Homeownership Program launched at El Centro Loretto apartments to encourage residence to explore and understand home ownership