Pasifika Family Wellness

Our Pasifika Family Wellness programs is modeled after the Community Health Workers model in understanding that the health of our Pasifika communities is linked not just to accessing healthcare but also in addressing the social determinants of health which includes access to housing, transportation, food, social belonging, employment & education. Our Wellness Navigators are equipped to support Pasifika families in navigating services offered in our NHPI networks and offered outside of our networks. The provide supports to combat housing insecurity, access to healthcare and other critical supports. Pasifika Family Wellness also focuses on the cultural stewardship of our elders through providing elder social support services.

 

Family Case Management

  • 3 to 6 months of family support
  • Once a week to once a month meeting as needed
  • Support clients in navigating services to address social determinants of health

Weaving with Elders

  • Support programming for elders 60+ once a week at the PICA-WA Office once a week
  • Conduct wellness and health activities to support the wellness of our elders
  • activities and meal for elders for 4 hours of programming once a week on Fridays
  • Provide light case management with elders enrolled in program to assess for needs

Housing Services

  • Enroll Pasifika families in Coordinated entry
  • Provide housing support services 
  • Eviction Prevention & Housing Stabilization 

Pacific Islander Covid 19 Surveillance Program

  • Enroll Pasifika families in Covid 19 Surveillance Program with Washington State University
Wellness Navigator Contacts
 
Jiji Jally – Marshallese Community
Email: jiji@picawa.org

 

Triple Js Kaminanga – Chuukese & FSM Communities

Email: triple@picawa.org

 

Malie Chanel – Samoan & Polynesian Communities

Email: malie@picawa.org

 

Amelia Vakalutukali – Fijian & Melanesian Communities

Email: amelia@picawa.org

 

 

PFW Referral Process

Please all us at 206.686.5221 and complete a referral if you are a Pasifika family that needs supports or if you are a provider looking to enroll a Pasifika family in our program. We will respond within 5 business days to schedule an intake. Thank you for your patience. 

 

Address: 33710 9th Ave South, Suite 1
Federal Way 98003

Phone: 206.686.5221 / Email: contact@picawa.org

Opening Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday 9 AM - 2 PM