MAHA 2022

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Expand gambling awareness and gambling addiction prevention services in the state of Illinois. 

Health Insurance Navigator Program

The bilingual Navigator team at MAHA,  provides in-person assistance for enrollment in Affordable Care Act health insurance plans for underserved Asian immigrant populations in metro Chicago

Community Mental Health Clinic

Provide linguistically appropriate, culturally sensitive, and financially affordable mental health services to Asian American & Pacific Islanders in the Chicagoland

Substance Use Prevention Program

Five-year program aim to reduce substance abuse by addressing the factors that increase the risks of substance abuse among youth.

Chinese Restaurant Upskill Job Training Program

A free program for individuals with lower household income. Aimed to provide better job outlook and increase employment opportunities, with the goal of helping the survival of Chinese restaurants in the United States

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Health Insurance Navigator Program

Our Navigators provide free health insurance consultations and application assistance for all eligible candidates seeking to enroll in Medicaid and Marketplace Health Insurance.

Community Mental Health Clinic

MAHA community mental health clinic promotes public awareness about the mental health problems in the Asian American populations and provides community support, counseling services, and therapy.

Substance Abuse Prevention Program

The purpose of this program is to build a McKinley Park Underage Drinking and Other Substance Prevention Coalition (McK-UDOS) to reduce underage drinking and marijuana use.

MAHA Community Health Center

Our Community Health Center provides comprehensive health education, screening, and immunization to Asian American clients who have no health insurance.

Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Prevention Program

MAHA operates a free Hepatitis B Clinic in Chicago Chinatown and provides hepatitis B education, screening, and immunization to high risk Asian Americans.

Seafood Consumption and Mercury Study Program

MAHA collaborates with the researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health to measure levels of mercury and estimate levels of PCBs.

About Us

The Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA) is a non-profit, 501 ©3 organization established in 2003 with a mission is to reduce health disparities for medically underserved, low-income populations in the Midwest through providing culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services, which include community outreach education, screening and immunization, linkage to care, mental health services, and research and policy advocacy. To serve its mission, MAHA collaborates with community-based organizations, health care providers, academic institutions, public health departments, and volunteers.

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Our Achievements

Clients Served in 2020
volunteers in 2020
Board Members
Current Programs
Clients Served in 2021
Clients Received ACA Navigator Services in 2021
Clients received Hep B Screening, treatment, or education in 2021
Youth received Substance abuse prevention services in 2021