Bilingual International Assistant Services

Address

1329 Macklind Avenue
Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO 63110

(314) 645-7800

www.bilingualstl.org

Description:

Provides citizenship education, wellness programs, certified application counselor programs, case/care management, caregiver/care receiver support groups, youth enrichment programs, crime victim/witness counseling, cultural transition counseling, psychological assessment, theater performances, specialized information and referral and interpretation/translation associations.

ALSO KNOWN AS

B.I.A.S.
BIAS
BI-LINGUAL INTERNATIONAL
BIAS
MACKLING INTERNATIONAL (DBA)
BILINGUAL INTERNATIONAL
CENTER FOR SURVIVORS OF TORTURE AND WAR TRAUMA
CSTWT

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 9, 2018

Year Incorporated:

2002

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

1329 Macklind Avenue
Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contacts

Phone Numbers

Main

(314) 645-7800

Fax

(314) 645-7802

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Provides caregiver support.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Required Documents

- Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

Eligibility

Age 60 years or disabled

Fees

- Most insurances - Medicare - Call for information on sliding fee scale

Intake Procedure

- Intake form at the time of self referral - Contact within 48 hours - First face to face appointment is within two weeks - No waiting lists

Languages

- Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

Service Area

St. Louis City/County in Missouri

Geography Served

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  • Missouri
    • Saint Louis County
      • Saint Louis City County
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      Description

      Provides case management.

      Hours

      Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

      Required Documents

      - Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

      Eligibility

      Must be age 60 years and older or disabled

      Fees

      - Most insurances - Medicare - Call for information on sliding fee scale

      Intake Procedure

      - Intake form at the time of self referral - Contact within 48 hours - First face to face appointment is within two weeks - No waiting lists

      Languages

      - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

      Service Area

      St. Louis City/County in Missouri

      Geography Served

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      • Missouri
        • Saint Louis County
          • Saint Louis City County
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Helping individuals, families and small businesses with enrollment in a health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act.

          Hours

          By Appointment Only Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

          Required Documents

          - Basic family budget information - Email address

          Eligibility

          No Restrictions

          Fees

          No Fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call (314) 645-7800 to schedule an appointment

          Languages

          - Albanian - Bosnian - Dari - English - Farsi - Mandarin - Pashtu - Russian - Vietnamese

          Service Area

          St. Louis City/County in Missouri

          Geography Served

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          • Missouri
            • Saint Louis County
              • Saint Louis City County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-3500.0200-140) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Citizenship to the Frail Elderly and Disabled: Legal and Educational assistance to foreign born seniors in need to prepare for their US CIS Naturalization exam. Direct case management and tutoring to ensure best comprehension and access to available resources.

              Hours

              - Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm - Flexible for tutoring and volunteer appointments

              Required Documents

              - Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

              Eligibility

              Must be age 60 years and older and resident of Missouri for 5+ years

              Fees

              Sliding Fee Scale Program is funded partially by the Department of Health and Senior Services

              Intake Procedure

              - Contact John Meyer at (314) 645-7800 - Intake form at the of self referral - Contact within 48 hours - First face to face appointment is within two weeks - No waiting list

              Languages

              - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

              Service Area

              - St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri - Services available statewide through regional partners

              Geography Served

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              • Missouri
                • Saint Charles County
                  • Saint Louis County
                    • Saint Louis City County
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (HH-0500.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    - Adult Mental Health Program: Through mind/body integrative therapeutic approaches, adults learn ways to become self-empowered to minimize their trauma symptoms, build supports around them and strengthen their ability to live a healthy and productive life. - Child Mental Health Services: Provides holistic healing and therapeutic services in an individual setting to immigrant and refugee children who have been victims of torture or war trauma or had a family member who has.

                    Hours

                    - Adult Mental Health Program: Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm - Child Mental Health Services: Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm Some weekend hours are available upon request

                    Required Documents

                    No Documentation Required

                    Eligibility

                    - Adult Mental Health Program: Immigrants and refugees, specifically those needing healing from surviving torture and/or war trauma - Child Mental Health Services: Therapeutic services are available to immigrant and refugee children who have been victims of torture or war trauma or had a family member who has and are living in the St. Louis area

                    Fees

                    No Fees

                    Intake Procedure

                    Please call about the application process

                    Languages

                    - English - Spanish - Many accessibility with interpreters

                    Service Area

                    St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                    Geography Served

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                    • Missouri
                      • Saint Louis County
                        • Saint Louis City County
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                        Description

                        Provides home-based multilingual and multicultural counseling.

                        Hours

                        Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

                        Required Documents

                        - Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

                        Eligibility

                        Age 60 years or disabled

                        Fees

                        - Most insurances - Medicare - Call for information on sliding fee scale

                        Intake Procedure

                        - Intake form at the time of self referral - Contact within 48 hours - First face to face appointment is within two weeks - No waiting lists

                        Languages

                        - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

                        Service Area

                        St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                        Geography Served

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                        • Missouri
                          • Saint Louis County
                            • Saint Louis City County
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                            Description

                            Interpretation and Translation Services: Missouri Certified Interpreter Agency offering translation and interpretation services.

                            Hours

                            Flexible, hours and weekend appointments available

                            Required Documents

                            Call for details

                            Eligibility

                            Any individual or agency in need of interpretation/translation services

                            Fees

                            - Funding is available for most appointments - Standard fees apply to others - Most services are provided within the City of St. Louis, services are available in St. Louis County, Missouri from time to time or on a sliding fee scale, call for details

                            Intake Procedure

                            Telephone To Apply

                            Languages

                            - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

                            Service Area

                            St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                            Geography Served

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                            • Missouri
                              • Saint Louis County
                                • Saint Louis City County
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                                Description

                                Mental health assessment and treatment for non-English and English speaking elderly and disabled. Counseling/psychotherapy, social services and interpretation/translation provided.

                                Hours

                                Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

                                Required Documents

                                - Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

                                Eligibility

                                - Age 60 years and older or disabled - Assistance is available to US born and to Foreign born

                                Fees

                                - Accepts Medicare, Medicaid as co-insurance - Some insurances are accepted, call for details

                                Intake Procedure

                                Intake by phone/full assessment in person

                                Languages

                                - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

                                Service Area

                                30 mile radius for home visits St. Louis City/County in Missouri for in-office appointments

                                Geography Served

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                                • Missouri
                                  • Saint Charles County
                                    • Saint Louis County
                                      • Saint Louis City County
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                                      Description

                                      Provides information and referral to American born, non-English speaking elderly and disabled. Information includes assistance with Public benefits application, Medicare information and most resources available to the seniors in St. Louis City/County, Missouri.

                                      Hours

                                      Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

                                      Required Documents

                                      - Social Security Card - Passport or Green Card - Insurance Information

                                      Eligibility

                                      Age 60 years an older or disabled

                                      Fees

                                      Call for details

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Intake over the telephone or assessment in person

                                      Languages

                                      - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

                                      Service Area

                                      St. Louis City/County in Missouri

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Missouri
                                        • Saint Louis County
                                          • Saint Louis City County
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                                          Description

                                          International Play Ground (IPG): Refugee youth share experiences, develop original scripts and perform their own theatrical productions annually.

                                          Hours

                                          Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday hours varies, call for details

                                          Required Documents

                                          No Documentation Required

                                          Eligibility

                                          Refugee youth in high school

                                          Fees

                                          No Fees

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Telephone To Apply

                                          Languages

                                          - English - Spanish - Many accessibility with interpreters

                                          Service Area

                                          St. Louis City in Missouri

                                          Geography Served

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                                          • Missouri
                                            • Saint Louis City County
                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TA-8500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                            Description

                                            A 16-week, home-based program that assists individuals with diabetes, obesity, or weight related disorders in reaching health and mental health goals for healthy living and provides important steps to successful behavioral changes.

                                            Hours

                                            Call for Hours

                                            Required Documents

                                            Doctor's statement is not necessary, but may be requested

                                            Eligibility

                                            - Must be a resident of St. Louis City - Must be age 45 years and older - Must be interested in changing unhealthy patterns, reducing weight or reducing sugar intake, as well as dealing with mental health challenges that contribute to poor health behaviors

                                            Fees

                                            No Fees

                                            Intake Procedure

                                            - Call (314) 692-9010 - Contact Kimberly Osmanagic at kimberly.osmanagic@bilingualstl.org

                                            Languages

                                            - Arabic - Bosnian - English - Farci/Dari - Hungarian - Italian - Korean - Kurdish - Russian - Spanish - Uzbek - Ukranian - Vietnamese - Ask for additional languages, interpreters are available

                                            Service Area

                                            St. Louis City in Missouri

                                            Geography Served

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                                            • Missouri
                                              • Saint Louis City County
                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-2700.9500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                              Description

                                              - Open Door After-School Program: Provides a place for child victims of trauma and war to share, learn, create, express and heal. Youths also find support from mental health professionals trained to meet their unique needs. - Healing Retreats for Refugee Youth: Groups of youth participate in a series of day-long retreats to build coping and communication skills for healing.

                                              Hours

                                              Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

                                              Required Documents

                                              No Documentation Required

                                              Eligibility

                                              - Open Door After-School Program: Refugee and immigrant youth in elementary and middle school - Healing Retreats for Refugee Youth: Refugee and immigrant youth ages 5-18 years

                                              Fees

                                              No Fees

                                              Intake Procedure

                                              Telephone To Apply

                                              Languages

                                              - English - Spanish - Many accessibility with interpreters

                                              Service Area

                                              St. Louis City in Missouri

                                              Geography Served

                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                              • Missouri
                                                • Saint Louis City County
                                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PS-9800.9900) and related services within the Service Tree.

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