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Asian Help Services
609 E. 29th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone: (317) 924-4827
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Executive Director: Sungboon Baik


Programs Include:

  • English and citizenship classes (day and evening)
  • Counseling: Trans-cultural, marriage and family, and crisis counseling.
  • Employment Services
  • Medical assistance
  • Interpretation/Translation
  • Domestic violence and abuse: guidance and shelter
  • Referrals to other service agencies (medical services, legal aid services, etc)
  • General Advocacy Services (hospitals, clinics, schools and legal offices)
  • Workshops: elderly, parenting, anti-smoking, and breast cancer
  • Miscellaneous: American home tours and field trips

English Classes:

English classes are offered at all levels of ability.

Class Schedules:

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Epworth United Methodist Church
6450 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46220

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday
East 91st Christian Church
6049 E. 91st Street Indianapolis, IN 46250

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday evening
East 91st Christian Church
6049 E. 91st Street Indianapolis, IN 46250

Tutoring, home tour and field trips and Workshops (as scheduled)

  • Elderly care
  • Parenting
  • Anti-smoking
  • Breast cancer

Cross-Cultural Counseling

Vulnerable Asians face various difficulties with language and cultural barriers. The counseling helps alleviate these barriers and empowers Asians as they discover the ability to build their new homeland in the U.S.A.

Marriage and Family Counseling

This counseling assist families and couples who are having difficulty adjusting to the American life-style emotionally, physically and spiritually. Counseling supports families coping with the pressures of adapting to their new culture. The program helps to rebuild and stabilize the relationships that preserve and strengthen family unity.

Medical Assistance

One of the basic needs of human life is good health. Health care is one of the most important issues that Asians face. Many Asians work hard, receive low pay and are not covered by medical insurance. Besides the language barriers, it is easy for Asians to neglect their health care. There are all sorts of reasons: fear of communication, fear of inability to pay, and lack of knowledge of where to go for treatment. AHS connects Asians to particular support for the prevention of serious illness (etc. breast cancer and uterine cancer for women, prostate check up for men and children's immunization services).

Employment Services

AHS assists Asian people in finding secure employment, including information regarding the existence of and location of jobs. AHS also aid the applicant with the procedures relating to getting a job.

Interpretation / Translation

AHS assists community development by networking with other community organization such as schools, physicians, court, hospitals, and attorneys. These and other social services request the help of AHS in language interpretation and translation.

General Advocacy Services

AHS assists Asians in pursuing equal opportunities for services in the community (hospitals, clinics, schools, and legal offices)

Referral Services

AHS refers Asians to other service agencies for medical services, legal aid services, etc.

Domestic Violence and Abuse

AHS provides information concerning domestic violence as well as providing information regarding shelters from this violence and abuse.

Citizenship Classes

We are teaching English and civics for the U.S. citizenship exam to Asians who have been in the USA for 5 years and want to be naturalized.

Breast Cancer/Self-Examination Workshop and Survivor After-Care

Smokefree Leadership Training

Housing Arrangements for Newcomers.

Asian Help Services is always seeking to work with individuals and families. It also seeks to meet the diverse needs of the community as they arise. If you have questions about AHS or would like to network with our organization or wish to refer an individual or family to us, please contact us at 317-924-4827

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