WHAT CAN THE PACIFIC ISLANDER HEALTH PROJECT DO FOR ME?
To engage, educate, and empower the Compact of Free Association (COFA) migrants in achieving and maintaining health and well being by working to remove barriers and to assist in accessing needed resources. COFA migrants come from three independent countries: the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), and the Republic of Palau.
WHO WE ARE?
We are a team of three comprised of a:
- Community Health Worker
- Community Health Nurse
- Community Health Social Worker
The Pacific Islander Health Project can provide assistance with cost of medications and co-pays. Additionally, we can assist with renewing passports in the Pacific Islands.
In addition to connecting patients to primary medical and dental care we provide:
- Education about diseases.
- Pharmacy collaboration.
- Navigation of the healthcare system.
- Advocacy with landlords and assistance through the housing system.
- Transportation assistance.
At Crescent, we provide translated forms, a translator to accompany you to provider appointments, and reminder phone calls.
QUESTIONS? WE ARE HERE TO HELP.
Contact Irene at: 563.690.0301