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Duke Students Award Grants to 17 Durham Nonprofits

El Futuro, which offers outpatient mental health services to Latino families in Durham, was awarded a grant from the Durham Giving Project this year. The nonprofit is moving to a new Durham location in Lakewood Shopping Center at the end of May, and there are plans to...

Undocumented Immigrants Fear Repercussions Of Accessing Healthcare

President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric made it clear that he intended to crack down on illegal immigration. Shortly after he took office, memoranda released by the Department of Homeland Security seemed to confirm his intentions. The department boosted hiring for...

Fernando Fiore (FOX Sports) Visits El Futuro in Durham

DURHAM, NC – (December 7, 2016) — Fernando Fiore of FOX Sports (previously of Univision) brought inspiration and laughter to El Futuro when he stopped by for a visit on Wednesday morning. Fiore, who had previously spent his distinguished career working exclusively on...

Padres Efectivos

A recently completed PCORI-funded research project called Padres Efectivos at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research in partnership with El Futuro, Inc. asked community members to provide advice on the researcher’s work in mental health care for Latino...

El Futuro provides psychiatric services to immigrants

DURHAM, N.C. — In 2002, during his psychiatry residency at the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Luke Smith saw a gap in services to low-income Latino patients, both in the emergency room at UNC Hospitals and at the Carrboro...

500K grant to El Futuro will help Latinos

DURHAM — A $500,000 grant to Durham-based El Futuro is expected to help hundreds of additional low-income immigrant Latinos thrive at work, school, and home. The award, announced Wednesday, was made by the Oak Foundation, based in Geneva, Switzerland. “We are blown...

Latina girls find voice in song

Nine Latina youths wrote a song called “Vívela,” or “live it” debuted at an El Futuro luncheon El Futuro provides bilingual mental health care to the Latino community BY NATALIE RITCHIE nritchie@newsobserver.com DURHAM — When Jenna Horgan first approached the group of...