Social Work Services

ASAP’s social work program is tasked with ensuring client safety and wellness. Staff work with clients to create individualized service plans that address needs relating to physical survival, community functioning, and emotional support. Our social service program assists clients with a wide range of services including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Mental health referrals

  • Prescription medication assistance

  • Emergency housing referrals

  • Faith-based introductions

  • Educational & training opportunities

  • Financial subsidies for immigration legal fees (At this time, D.C. residents only)

  • Emotional support

  • Psychoeducation

  • Cultural navigation

  • Material assistance

  • Healthcare referrals

  • Dental referrals

When I came to ASAP, I felt helpless, hopeless, and depressed. Today, my life is totally different. ASAP helped me get my smile back.
— Ms. F., Hospitality professional and Ethiopian asylum seeker