Welcome to our website. SBYAM works with immigrant and refugee  youth and their families in the Lewiston-Auburn area.

SBYAM currently provides the following services:

1. Case Management Services: For both children and adults

2. Literacy Programs: Our literacy program consists of ESL classes (basic survival English classes), citizenship classes, and parenting classes.

3. Youth Programs: Our youth programs consists of sports programs for youth the youth, after school academic help, juvenile justice education workshops, cultural retention programs, leadership workshops

4. The SBYAM Youth and Family Center: Our newly-opened center supports parents with job applications, connecting them to local service providers, filling out forms and immigration papers, and computerized GED practice tests (for either parents or youth who will soon take GED exams).

SBYAM CASE Management Services

A Case Manager assists youth, adults and their families with completing referrals to financial, social, medical, mental health, addiction and other appropriate providers so that they may improve their ability to function in the community. Services include, but are not limited to: assessments, individualized planning, monitoring of services and advocacy. Services are provided in the home and community.

To learn more about case management services, please click the SERVICES tab above.

Interpretation Services:

Helping people communicate more and understand better

The SBYAM Interpretation Service was created in 2013 to provide high-quality interpretation services for individuals whose primary language is not English. Our interpreters are well-trained professionals who can provide interpretation services in several settings. Our interpreters are either certified or professionally qualified, and are ready to work with you and for you. Our interpreters are specialized in legal, medical, mental health and/or community interpreting.

Our services are for parents, students, teachers, medical professionals, social service providers, city government officials, landlords, tenants and in mental health settings. Click here for more details or to request services using our online request for services.

It’s summer time!
Click here to register for SBYAM summer programs.