Boat People S.O.S (BPSOS)

Boat People SOS is a 5013 nonprofit organization devoted to Vietnamese-American civic and political activism. It is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. BPSOS' mission is to "empower, organize, and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity."
(703) 538 - 2190     (Voice)
English

Citizenship and Immigration Services

Vietnamese lawful permanent residents face major barriers in integrating into American culture and achieving U.S. citizenship, including limited English proficiency, illiteracy, low-income, lack of tr...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Community Empowerment

BPSOS provides training in basic and advanced computer concepts, ESL, citizenship preparation, computer literacy courses, tutoring to youth, resources to increase parent involvement in children’s educ...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Mental Health Services

Our programs conducted outreach to Southeast Asian communities in need of mental health education and services through media, workshops, and peer training. In addition to outreach, BPSOS offered mont...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Public Health Services

The overarching goal of the BPSOS Health Awareness and Prevention Program (HAPP) is to motivate Vietnamese American communities to become more educated about the risks of breast, cervical, liver, pros...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Senior Services

BPSOS is committed to providing a full range of services to Vietnamese elders and their families who currently face numerous barriers to information and services through case management, information &...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Survivor Services

The Community Against Domestic Violence (CADV) Program provides direct services, including case management and legal representation (uncontested divorces and protection orders), to immigrant victims o...
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Worker's Rights & Safety

BPSOS is dedicated to educating nail salon workers and owners on the safety and health hazards in their workplace. Over 160,000 Vietnamese, 95% of which are women, work in approximately 30,000 nail sa...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041

Youth and Education Services

Many Vietnamese families across the United States face disadvantages because of their lack of fluency in English and unfamiliarity with the school system. Many Vietnamese students do not have the tool...
(703) 538-2190 (Voice) English; (703) 538-2191 (Fax) English
  • 6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041
BPSOS Headquarters
6066 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041