One of the first organizations helping People of Color

Proud Individuals who are beating addiction

 I don’t know where I’d be if it wasn’t for POCAAN’s help

 Immensely changed my life. I’d probably still be homeless

Everyone who walks in the door is treated equally

POCAAN was able to help me in ways that no one else was

Building a supportive community

Promoting Health, Mobilizing Community and Transforming Lives

One of the first organizations helping People of Color

Proud Individuals who are beating addiction

 I don’t know where I’d be if it wasn’t for POCAAN’s help

 Immensely changed my life. I’d probably still be homeless

Everyone who walks in the door is treated equally

POCAAN was able to help me in ways that no one else was

Building a supportive community

Promoting Health, Mobilizing Community and Transforming Lives

KONNECT II

HIV, Medical Case Management helps and assists HIV+ individuals of color who are newly diagnosed, at-risk or not receiving care, as well as those seeking culturally relevant forms of emotional support and counseling.

GOTS

Empowering participants to make a positive transition from “street life” to having a stable living environment that will support personal recovery efforts, gaining new life skills, and job preparedness.

CURB

Kick rough life to the CURB
A program for young adults age 18-30 who want to make positive changes in their current lifestyle towards a brighter future.

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Success Rate for those in the CURB program 18 months

BEST STARTS FOR KIDS

Addressing the increased risk of homelessness faced by youth & young adults identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) is a primary focus of the Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homeless Prevention Initiative.

CORRECTIONS

CONNECTION

Comprehensive, multijurisdictional program to improve reentry planning and transitional services for reentering adults, released from either prison or jail.

PROGRAMS

KONNECT II

HIV, Medical Case Management helps and assists HIV+ individuals of color who are newly diagnosed, at-risk or not receiving care, as well as those seeking culturally relevant forms of emotional support and counseling.

GOTS

Empowering participants to make a positive transition from “street life” to having a stable living environment that will support personal recovery efforts, gaining new life skills, and job preparedness.

CURB

Kick rough life to the CURB
A program for young adults age 18-30 who want to make positive changes in their current lifestyle towards a brighter future.

%

Success Rate for those in the CURB program 18 months

CORRECTIONS

CONNECTION

Comprehensive, multijurisdictional program to improve reentry planning and transitional services for reentering adults, released from either prison or jail.

BEST STARTS FOR KIDS

Addressing the increased risk of homelessness faced by youth & young adults identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) is a primary focus of the Best Starts for Kids Youth and Family Homeless Prevention Initiative.

POCAAN’S MISSION

POCAAN is committed to providing comprehensive, multicultural awareness and prevention messages aimed at addressing health disparities experienced in marginalized communities.

Providing Housing, HIV Prevention and Rehabilitation

POCAAN Invests in people who need help, and will not give up on them

Serving populations not well served by others

Stakeholders Wine & Cheese 2017

3oth Anniversary Stakeholder Wine & Cheese 2017  Join us for our annual stakeholder's wine and cheese tasting! We will be featuring local wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle of Woodinville, Washington, and the pairing will delicious cheeses, fruit, and hors-d'oeuvres....
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National HIV Call In Day, March 21, 2017

What if we told you your voice counts, even in this political atmosphere. Would you speak out?  If you knew 24 million people could lose their health insurance if the ACA was repealed and replaced by the American Health Care Act (AHCA), would you place a call to save...
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The Legends Gala & Awards Dinner

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM Northwest African American Museum POCAAN's Annual Gala and Awards Dinner will become Seattle premier event to celebrate the contributions of communities of color within the Pacific Northwest, as well as raise money to support...
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Community Partners

POCAAN partners with individuals, public and private organizations to manage and deliver comprehensive programs and services that address shared concerns for the health and well-being of individuals within communities of color.

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POCAAN

4437 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

4437 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

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(206) 322-7061
pocaan@pocaan.org

Stakeholders Wine & Cheese 2017

3oth Anniversary Stakeholder Wine & Cheese 2017 

Join us for our annual stakeholder’s wine and cheese tasting! We will be featuring local wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle of Woodinville, Washington, and the pairing will delicious cheeses, fruit, and hors-d’oeuvres.

The event highlights POCAAN current achievements and to introduce our strategic goals for the coming year. You can RSVP here or contact us at the POCAAN Office @ 206-322-7061.

*PLEASE NOTE* This event is 21+. Doors will open promptly at 6:30 pm and event program will start at 7:00 pm.

Wine generously donated by Chateau Ste. Michelle……………

 

RSVP

National HIV Call In Day, March 21, 2017

What if we told you your voice counts, even in this political atmosphere. Would you speak out?  If you knew 24 million people could lose their health insurance if the ACA was repealed and replaced by the American Health Care Act (AHCA), would you place a call to save healthcare access for people living with HIV?  We need you to make three calls, to take 30 minutes to be a hero in the fight against HIV/AIDS. POCAAN is not a sponsor of this event, but we are sending out this request because its that’s important, and we want to support our colleagues. There is too much work for any one agency; it’s important to support your colleagues doing good work. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group, AIDS Foundation of ChicagoAIDS UnitedNASTADHIVMAThe AIDS Institute, and TAEP are organizing an HIV community-wide call in day on March 21st to urge Congress to oppose the Republican’s repeal plan (AHCA).

You can find out your Members of Congress here.

Use the “Protect HIV Care Hotline” (866) 246-9371.  When you call, you will be prompted with a short script and instructions.

AIDS United (AU) has posted the link to the script and surrounding materials.

Find a local event near you.

National HIV Call-in Day.

The Legends Gala & Awards Dinner

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Northwest African American Museum

POCAAN’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner will become Seattle premier event to celebrate the contributions of communities of color within the Pacific Northwest, as well as raise money to support POCAAN’s justice work here in Washington State. The event will honor both current and pioneers and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to empower communities on the margin and fight for health and socio-economic equity.

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Northwest African American Museum

POCAAN’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner will become Seattle premier event to celebrate the contributions of communities of color within the Pacific Northwest, as well as raise money to support POCAAN’s justice work here in Washington State. The event will honor both current and pioneers and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to empower communities on the margin and fight for health and socio-economic equity.

World AIDS Day Breakfast

Thursday – December 1, 2016 – 8:00am – 9:00am

Registration Opens at 7:30am

More than thirty years into a worldwide epidemic, HIV/AIDS has had an undeniable impact on our community. While the number of new cases has declined, hundreds of people in our community are still diagnosed with HIV every year. More than 12,000 people are living with HIV in Washington state, 60% of whom live in King County. Since the start of the epidemic, more than 6,500 people in Washington state have died as a result of the disease. Our very own Phyllis Little-Epamynondas will be honored.

Stakeholders Wine & Cheese 2017

3oth Anniversary Stakeholder Wine & Cheese 2017 

Join us for our annual stakeholder’s wine and cheese tasting! We will be featuring local wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle of Woodinville, Washington, and the pairing will delicious cheeses, fruit, and hors-d’oeuvres.

The event highlights POCAAN current achievements and to introduce our strategic goals for the coming year. You can RSVP here or contact us at the POCAAN Office @ 206-322-7061.

*PLEASE NOTE* This event is 21+. Doors will open promptly at 6:30 pm and event program will start at 7:00 pm.

Wine generously donated by Chateau Ste. Michelle……………

 

RSVP

National HIV Call In Day, March 21, 2017

What if we told you your voice counts, even in this political atmosphere. Would you speak out?  If you knew 24 million people could lose their health insurance if the ACA was repealed and replaced by the American Health Care Act (AHCA), would you place a call to save healthcare access for people living with HIV?  We need you to make three calls, to take 30 minutes to be a hero in the fight against HIV/AIDS. POCAAN is not a sponsor of this event, but we are sending out this request because its that’s important, and we want to support our colleagues. There is too much work for any one agency; it’s important to support your colleagues doing good work. The HIV Health Care Access Working Group, AIDS Foundation of ChicagoAIDS UnitedNASTADHIVMAThe AIDS Institute, and TAEP are organizing an HIV community-wide call in day on March 21st to urge Congress to oppose the Republican’s repeal plan (AHCA).

You can find out your Members of Congress here.

Use the “Protect HIV Care Hotline” (866) 246-9371.  When you call, you will be prompted with a short script and instructions.

AIDS United (AU) has posted the link to the script and surrounding materials.

Find a local event near you.

National HIV Call-in Day.

The Legends Gala & Awards Dinner

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Northwest African American Museum

POCAAN’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner will become Seattle premier event to celebrate the contributions of communities of color within the Pacific Northwest, as well as raise money to support POCAAN’s justice work here in Washington State. The event will honor both current and pioneers and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to empower communities on the margin and fight for health and socio-economic equity.

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Northwest African American Museum

POCAAN’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner will become Seattle premier event to celebrate the contributions of communities of color within the Pacific Northwest, as well as raise money to support POCAAN’s justice work here in Washington State. The event will honor both current and pioneers and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to empower communities on the margin and fight for health and socio-economic equity.

World AIDS Day Breakfast

Thursday – December 1, 2016 – 8:00am – 9:00am

Registration Opens at 7:30am

More than thirty years into a worldwide epidemic, HIV/AIDS has had an undeniable impact on our community. While the number of new cases has declined, hundreds of people in our community are still diagnosed with HIV every year. More than 12,000 people are living with HIV in Washington state, 60% of whom live in King County. Since the start of the epidemic, more than 6,500 people in Washington state have died as a result of the disease. Our very own Phyllis Little-Epamynondas will be honored.

POCAAN

Non-profit since 1987

4437 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

POCAAN

Non-profit since 1987

(206) 322-7061 pocaan@pocaan.org

4437 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98118