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Korean Service Center

The Korean Service Center is dedicated to providing needed resources and services to vulnerable Korean and other immigrant-Americans while striving to promote their rich cultural heritage for all interested people.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 1/11/2012
630 Cedar Ave. S. B-1
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: 612-342-1344
Fax: 612-342-1341
Other Names Used N/A
EIN 41-1678348
Principal Staff Yoonju Park, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 10
Number of Volunteers 70
Number of Clients Served 150
Affiliations N/A
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
General Information
Board Chair In Sun Hong
Number of Board Members 12
Board meetings with quorum 2
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 7.75
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In 2010, the Korean Service Center(KSC) celebrated its 20th anniversary of service to the community. During the year, KSC delivered a combined total of 56,396 service units via four progreams that served 180 individuals, 97% who were of Korean descent. 1. Our Assistes Living Program allowed 30 Korean elders to continue to live independently via home delivered meals and congregate dining, home chore services, medication reminders, recreation and exercise, personal care and many other services, 42,646 total units of service were delivered. 2. Our Special Access Program helped 130 Korean elders access a wide variety of mainstream welfare and support services that can be extremely difficult to navigate with limited English proficiency, and/or limited mobility or access to transportation, 9857 service units were delivered. 3. Family Enrichment Program provided a myraid of services that strengthen the capacities of youth and adults to be increasingly self-sufficient and contributing members of their community. Services are diverse and include marriage and gambling addiction counseling and support, youth leadership activities, domestic violence advocacy, 101 College Duidance, Korean Side Dish sale, and highly successful Durano father School, a leadership program designed exclusively for fathers. 4. Our Caregiver Support Program reduces adults caregiver's burdens in caring for their elderly parents/spouse through couseling, respite services and support, and supplementary services. In 2010, this program served 40 adult caregivers and delivered 3551 units of services.
Current Goals
1. KSC has experienced financial difficulties since last fall, our goal is to establish a strong financial stability by grant writing, fundraising and increasing participants contribution. 2. Purchasing an office building to expand community services including: a. Cultural education and services for our second generation Korean Americans and adopted Koreans. b. Youth Leadership activities. c. Counseling services for families and individuals who have issues of domestic violence, financial crisis, gambling addiction, chemical dependency, etc. d. Support groups and life enrichment classes for first generation Korean Americans. 3. We will continue to provide successful Long Term Care services for non-English speaking elders.
Community or Constituency Served
Korean American community
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $746,099 85.8%
Management: $117,372 13.5%
Fundraising: $5,613 .6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2010 2009 2008
End of Year: $226,687 $310,886 $298,349
Beginning of Year $310,886 $298,349 $249,317
Difference ($84,199) $12,537 $49,032
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $226,687
Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010
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