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.
Review Completed: 1/11/2012
630 Cedar Ave. S. B-1
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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||Yoonju Park, Executive Director
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||In Sun Hong
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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.
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
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|Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010