ASIA-ICHC delivers comprehensive, culturally and linguistically appropriate healthcare on a sliding scale to all community members, especially those who face economic or language barriers to care.
We accept Medicaid and Medicare, and Sliding Fee Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income (we collect a nominal fee based on family size and income). The ICHC welcomes donations to help us continue to provide low income and under-served community members with critical medical services and information.
This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under Section 330, 42 U.S.C. Affordable Care Act, and a Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C., deemed a FTCA facility. View Nondiscrimination Policy.
CLEVELAND - ASIA PLAZA
Acupuncture is now available at the Cleveland ICHC in Asia Plaza. Please call to schedule an appointment.
Nicole Rodney, PhD, MPH, LAc is an acupuncturist, research, and facility member a the Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Dr. Rodney offers acupuncture at the International Community Health Center.
CLEVELAND & AKRON
At ASIA-ICHC, we strive to provide linguistically and culturally competent support for immigrants and refugees. No matter which language you speak, we will be able to help you. Here at ASIA-ICHC, we are trained in trauma-informed care with a holistic approach.
Services We Offer:
- Psychological Assessment
- Medication Management,
- Peer support groups indifferent languages
- Case Management for basic needs
- Crisis Intervention as needed
Issues We Address:
- Anxiety and Panic Disorder
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse
- Grief and Loss
- Pain Management
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Stress Management
Treatments We Provide:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Medication Management
- Eye Movement Desensitization
- Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Talk Therapy
- Somatic approach to trauma
Behavioral Health Services Overview Flyer
This flyer provides an overview of the ICHC Behavioral Health Services in several languages. At ASIA-ICHC, we strive to provide linguistically and culturally competent support for immigrants and refugees. No matter which language you speak, we will be able to help you. Here at ASIA-ICHC, we are trained in trauma-informed care with a holistic approach.
How to Keep Your Mind in Good Health
This flyer provides an overview of the ICHS's "How to Keep Your Mind in Good Health" offerings. This flyer is available in several languages.
Take Care of Your Mental Health
This flyer provides an overview of the ICHS's "Take Care of Your Mental Health" offerings. This flyer is available in several languages.
Health Insurance Marketplace
Medicaid & Medicare Enrollment Assistance
ASIA provides on-site, bilingual assistance to individuals and families to enroll into Qualified Insurance Plans in the Marketplace.
This service is funded by Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and in partnership with the Ohio Association of Food Banks.
The service is offered in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo. For information and assistance with services in these areas, please contact Susan Wong, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330-535-3253. Services are available at no cost.
ACA VIDEO RESOURCES
Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
CLEVELAND - ASIA PLAZA
This screening partnership is focused on removing language and cultural barriers to programs and services available in the region.
PREVENTION & SCREENING
This prevention and screening project is focused on removing language and cultural barriers to existing programs and services available in the broader community.
The project uses bilingual community health outreach workers (CHOWs) who will assist inner-city, low-income families with young children for screening and treatment. The program is a partnership with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and Environmental Health Watch. The project is partially funded by the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation. For more information or to get involved, contact us:
Prevention, Education & Screening
ICHC is dedicated to diabetes prevention information, education, outreach and support within the AAPI community.
The goals of ASIA's efforts in battling diabetes in the community are:
- To prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes among at high-risk Asian American ethnic groups and the broader Asian American community
- To support active living, healthy eating, and greater diabetes knowledge among those with Type 2 diabetes
- To increase the cultural competency of providers so they can better take care of their AAPI patients.
ASIA organizes health fairs in the community throughout the year.
These fairs provide the local Asian American and other ethnic communities with education on heath issues and free medical screenings. Over the last few years, the program has been strengthened by a partnership with the Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) chapters at NEOMED and Case Western University School of Medicine. The students association assist with the valuable screenings involved with the events.
Past Health Fairs Have Included:
- Flu Shots
- Cholesterol / Blood Pressure Screenings
- Osteoporosis Seminars
- Tai Chi Classes
- Tae Kwon Do Classes
- Western Stretching Classes
- General Wellness Seminars
- Cardiovascular Health Seminars
- Cancer Prevention Seminars
- Hepatitis Prevention Seminars
- Medicare Fraud Prevention
PREVENTION, EDUCATION & SCREENING
Partially funded by Hep B United, our prevention, education and screening efforts use bilingual health workers to screen individuals in the community and to link them to care.
Hepatitis B disproportionately impacts Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. For more information on screenings or to get involved in ICHC's efforts to combat Hepatitis B, please reach out to us or visit our volunteer page.
PREVENTION & EDUCATION
Free, confidential testing is available through the International Community Health Center's HIV/AIDS prevention project.
The project works in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Health. Call to coordinate.
The service offers telephone counseling and support to help individuals and their families. This is a free service provided by the state.
The Ohio Quit Line is available in a number of different Asian languages, including:
- Thai – Laotian
- Mandarin Chinese
- Cantonese Chinese