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