Here is a list of various resources available which are comprised of directories and information. Providing these resources here electronically is the easier and fastest way to make them available for everyone in our community. If you would like a more condensed or printed version of our Resource List, please contact us
SEVIER UNITED SERVICE UPDATES
1/1/2023 to 5/31/2023: Report on Services Rendered by T. Aparicio
Total number of phone calls or texts received = 295
Requests thru the Website = 11
Legal Aid questions or referrals = 80
Referrals for work = 69
Production of documents/Notarization = 56
Pregnant Women = 22
Distribution of diapers/wipes = 135
Children clothes/shoes = 337
As a matter of clarification, many people asking for resources (food, legal aid, medical help, etc.), also identify themselves as pregnant, having an infant child, or in need of diapers, car seats, crib, stroller, playpen, clothes and shoes, furniture, etc.
ADDITIONALLY, Sevier United at the Sevier County Health Department Health Fair (May 11, 2023) gave away:
47 bags of diapers
27 big bags with hygiene items, feminine products and 4 bags of washing detergent.
25 Big bags with different types of feminine products and 4 bags of washing detergent
17 smaller bags with feminine products and washing detergent.
49 bags with products (corn, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, avocados, bananas & grapes)
17 pairs of reading glasses and took 5 applications for the Vision Clinic and one for the Hearing Clinic while manning the Sevier County Lions Club table.
· Registration, ESL Orientation, and Parent Teacher Conferences at our schools (totaling 69 hours).
· Community Events, where we had a booth and provided informational resources to our community (6 Events totaling 12 hours and several volunteers).
· Participation at School Events (4 Events totaling 16 hours and several volunteers).
· Speaking at organizations on behalf of Sevier United (5 Events).
· Registration for “Toys for Tots” and “Teen Christmas” (2 days).
· Interpretation, Creation, and Notarization of Documents for 31 families.
· Interpretation of documents for government organizations – 4.
· Job referrals – 18 people.
· Helped establish small businesses for 2 people.
· Provided materials (clothes, shoes, food, etc.) and resources (food, medical, mental health, educational, special services, transportation, immigration, etc.) needed for 137 families.
· Facebook and Instagram publications for the community. Continuous postings (almost daily) with reminders, resources, and activities in our community.
· Website. Electronically providing resources and information for the community in English, Spanish, and Russian. Currently, working on adding Ukrainian.
· Electronic Office Infrastructure has been established. This includes individual professional emails using our domain name for our Board Members and others, a Zoom account, team and public calendars, new organizational telephone number and voicemail, as well as many other IT services.
PROJECTS IN PROGRESS:
· Providing a “Survivor Skills” Manual from English to Spanish with diverse scenarios.
· Preparing a “Hispanic Cookbook” for the Foster Parents housing Hispanic children.
· Online Donation availability.
· Create a “Survivor Skills” Manual from Spanish to English. We hope to have it available on both our Website and Facebook. We hope it will help people aware that they can make progress communicating in English and become enthusiastic about learning English.