Access to Services Working Group
Access to Services (A2S) working group includes social workers, navigators, advocates, and organizers that work directly with immigrant clients to navigate social services systems. This working group is first and foremost a support community to non-legal professionals that are often the only social worker, for example, in their organization. This support allows for informal case consultation, collective problem solving, and discussion on updates in state and local policy that affect how immigrant communities, particularly undocumented folks, fully access services like healthcare, schools, and housing in Houston. The group also supports advocacy on behalf of immigrant clients seeking services at organizations that are not immigrant friendly.