CASA Serves Immigrants in Virginia
CASA’s holistic, wrap-around service model means all community members engaging with CASA are navigated to all potential services – with over 10,000 low-income, immigrant Virginians served, CASA has provided health insurance options, education, and navigation to 100% of participants.
Since the launch of the programs, over 3,500 unique individuals have sought CASA services. Last year CASA in Virginia, connected over 250 families with KP health benefits including 97 who were previously completely uninsured.
Welcoming Immigrant Families
Number of families who renewed their health benefits with Kaiser Permanente in 2021
Number of asylum seekers CASA has welcomed and assisted in Virginia
Yves is a Congolese member of CASA from Springfield, Virginia. He has worked a variety of jobs and continues to be an essential worker in the food industry. He has overcome the challenges faced in a detention center and as an immigrant whose status is uncertain. He has benefitted from the CHAP program.
Alejandra is a Guatemalan member from Manassas, Virginia who has benefited from the CHAP healthcare program, which allowed her to take care of her health. This was especially useful since she was a COVID test administrator while the pandemic was at its peak.