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Jefferson County Literacy Council

Promoting literacy throughout Jefferson County by providing tutoring to adults needing basic literacy skill improvement and those learning English as a Second Language (ESL), enabling them to function more effectively on the job and in everyday life.

http://www.jclc.us/


Medline in Spanish

Medline en Español

Comience su búsqueda en esta sección para encontrar información sobre diversas condiciones, enfermedades y bienestar.

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Guía de Recursos de Salud Para Latinos

Los latinos son el grupo étnico de más rápido crecimiento en los Estados Unidos, pero siguen siendo en gran parte desatendidos, desde el punto de vista de la atención médica. Algunos de los factores socioeconómicos que contribuyen a que los hispanos no reciban la atención médica que necesitan, incluyen:

  • – Barreras lingüísticas
  • – Falta de seguro de salud de parte del empleador
  • – Aculturación
  • – Falta de transporte
  • – Escasez de alimento, ayuda médica y dental

En un esfuerzo por ayudar a los latinos, hemos recopilado una guía llena de recursos estatales y nacionales para muchos de los mayores riesgos de atención médica que enfrenta la comunidad hispana. Consulte nuestra lista de recursos nacionales de la lista a continuación o haga clic en su estado para ver una lista de recursos de atención médica cerca de usted. Nuestros recursos están disponibles en inglés y español.

Guía de Recursos de Salud Para Latinos


Legal Action of Wisconsin exists to provide creative and effective legal representation in order to achieve justice for low-income people and others to whom it would otherwise be denied. We advocate for empowerment and systemic change to help our clients realize their basic right to a decent quality of life. We strive for active client and community participation in carrying out our mission.

http://www.legalaction.org/company.htm


Historically, UMOS was a single focused organization that served migrant and seasonal farm workers. UMOS provided emergency services such as food, clothing and shelter. Today, UMOS is a national organization, serving not only migrant and seasonal farm workers and Hispanics, but low income and other disadvantaged populations as well. We now have operations throughout the state of Wisconsin, as well as in Minnesota, Texas and South Dakota.

We will continue to explore opportunities in our four main areas of concentration: migrant programs and services, health promotion/disease prevention, welfare reform/workforce development and cultural events.

http://www.umos.org/


The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S. Since 1973 we have grown from a small coalition of visionary mental health providers to a large, dynamic, and strong group of organizations and individuals.

http://www.hispanichealth.org/


The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Founded in 1968 in San Antonio, Texas, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is the leading nonprofit Latino litigation, advocacy and educational outreach institution in the United States.

http://www.maldef.org/


The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. HSF was founded in 1975 with a vision to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population.

http://www.hsf.net/


The National Association of Hispanic Nurses

NAHN strives to serve the nursing and health care delivery needs of the Hispanic community and the professional needs of Hispanic nurses. NAHN is designed and committed to work toward improvement of the quality of health and nursing care for Hispanic consumers and toward providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

http://www.thehispanicnurses.org/


The Chicana/Latina Foundation’s Mission is to Empower Chicanas/Latinas Through Personal, Educational and Professional Advancement

http://www.chicanalatina.org/


Founded in 1966, Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc. (CAC), has created and operated a wide variety of programs aligned with our mission of developing the economic and social capacities of individuals, families and communities to reduce poverty in Dane, Jefferson and Waukesha Counties.

http://www.cacscw.org/


People Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Serving victims of domestic and sexual abuse/assault in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Domestic abuse and sexual assault doesn’t happen to nameless faces. It happens to our neighbors, our friends, and our loved ones. If you or someone you love is in an abusive relationship, call us. Our services are free and confidential.

www.padajc.org

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APFV – The Association for the Prevention of Family Violence
Our mission is to provide supportive services and advocacy for adult and child victims of domestic violence and/or sexual abuse, and to educate the community about these critical issues.
www.apfvwalworth.com
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Jefferson County Human Services Department

http://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/jc/public/jchome.php?page_id=188&page_name=Human%20Services


Jefferson County Health Department

http://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/jc/public/jchome.php?page_id=180&page_name=Health%20Department

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Nursing Degree Guide

Prospective healthcare students are able to search for schools using various criteria and compare programs to find the right fit for their personal, educational, and professional needs.

http://nursingdegreeguide.com/program-directory/rn-to-bsn/ http://www.rn2bsnprograms.com/

Outside Scholarships

Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College

Scholarships to Help International Students Afford U.S. Colleges

“No Essay” College Scholarship

United Negro College Fund Scholarships

Scholarship America Scholarships

Conexiones Latinas cannot guarantee the information provided by the programs in these links. Applicants will have to determine whether the scholarship programs are appropriate for them.