Indochinese-American Council (IAC)

Location: 
4934 Old York Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Contact Phone Number: 
215-457-0272
Contact Email Address: 
[email protected]

Founded in 1982, the Indochinese American Council (IAC) is a grassroots, community-based neighborhood organization for immigrants, refugees, and other minorities (African-American, African, Hispanic, Caribbean, Asian, European, etc.).

IAC's mission is to:

  • Empower multi-racial, low-income, and at-risk minorities
  • Promote racial harmony and cultural understanding through education, traditional arts, and personal interaction
  • Promote self-sufficiency through programs offering Core Education classes such as:
    • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    • Adult Basic Education
    • Pre-GED and GED
    • Traditional arts education
    • Computer skills training
    • After-school tutoring and enrichment classes
    • Pre-employment training
    • Internship placement
    • Job placement
    • Counseling
    • Case management
    • Referral services
    • Translation and interpretation services

Staff members speak over 13 languages including Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian, Indonesian, Spanish, Russian, French, Creole, Arabic, and others.