About us

        HOAS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in Seattle, Washington in 1992. Since its foundation the organization is actively and dedicatedly serving the community, and changed the lives of tenth of thousands people. To provide the services, the organization built friendly yet professional relationship with community.
       The organization built reputation  over the decades by serving the community with trust and dignity. By diversifying its staff, HOAS able to guaranteed  services that are culturally and linguistically outstanding.  Among the community we serve we are known by our beyond and above services.

HOAS Vision 

To see East African immigrants and refugees in the Seattle and King county area becoming socially integrated, politically engaged and economically self-sufficient residents contributing to the wellbeing of the general population.

HOAS Mission

To offer multi-lingual and multicultural services that can help its target low income East African immigrants and refugees attain immediate and long-term adjustment through Social work, Community capacity building education and advocacy.

Core values 

Accountability
Trustworthy
Teamwork
Transparency
Community based
Inclusiveness 
Equity
Social Justice, and equality