SAYFSM staff and volunteers provide the following services to African immigrants and refugees in the Twin Cities:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Group

SAYFSM facilitates an HIV support group that meets twice a month. Participants and their families receive wellness education and emotional support.

Case Management and Care Advocacy

SAYFSM provides an array of services to meet the many needs of clients.

Women’s Self-Sufficiency Program:  Under One Roof

Participants attend sewing/quilting classes and receive monthly wellness education.


Social gatherings in women’s homes with trusted community members empowering African immigrant women to find and implement solutions to their and their communities’ needs.

Education and Outreach

SAYFSM educates the community and new refugees about HIV prevention.
Free HIV/AIDS Testing

Medical Transportation

SAYFSM transports clients to appointments and Agency events.


An enrichment program for African immigrant children and their families.
Please contact us at or 651-644-3983 for more information.

Peer 2 Peer Program

Peer advocates go out into the community to meet one-on-one with people believed to be most at risk for HIV.


Our services are free, confidential, and nonjudgmental.

We serve all Africans regardless of country of origin, culture, language, and religion.