One of the first organizations helping people of color.
Who We Serve
African Americans represent 7% of the population in Seattle and King County, but constitute 20% of those living with HIV.
Latinx people represent 8% of the population living in Seattle and 9% of the population in King County, but constitute 14% of those living with HIV.
Since our founding in 1987, we have focused our efforts on people of color who have been historically underserved by health and community services.
Our Comprehensive Programs
POCAAN's programs range from health and educational services, to counseling and rehabilitation for BIPOC individuals in the Seattle area.
Communities Uniting Rainier Valley and Beyond (CURB) provides systems navigation and trauma intervention activities for individuals harmed by the criminal legal system in Seattle who are between the ages of 18 to 24-years-old.
A program to decrease the risk of homelessness among youth and families who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Trans-gender, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ).