The Bienvenido Program is a prevention intervention program that increases access to mental health services, improves mental health and quality of life for Latino immigrants. It provides a caring and supportive environment where individuals can achieve their full potential, give and receive respect, develop personal responsibility and self-determination. Latino immigrants are a guided to acknowledge and understand the trauma they suffered during immigration. The program focuses on three key areas: 1) to reduce alcohol and drug use, 2) to improve access to and utilization of mental health services, and 3) to encourage a sense of belonging and participation in the community. The Bienvenido curriculum is a 9-week strengths-based mental health educational program.
HealthVisions of Fort Wayne provides Medical Translation and Medical Interpretation in Spanish only. These services are provided free to poor and underserved Latino residents who have limited English language skills.