Elder-Multicultural Access and Support Services


EMASS is an age, cultural and linguistically appropriate, peer-based, outreach and engagement program to support prevention activities and increased access to care for the older refugee population in San Diego.  EMASS is administered by the Union of Pan-Asian Communities (UPAC) through a contract with HHSA’s Behavioral Health Services; UPAC maintains partnerships and connections with various refugee, health and human service, and community organizations to serve the needs of the refugee clients.   

UPAC has main offices in Escondido and El Cajon, however provides services at a variety of locations within the community it serves (low-income senior apartments, faith-based organizations, ethnic based community organizations, etc.); contact the main office nearest you for additional information and locations.


East Region Offices:

343 East Main Street, Suite 201

El Cajon, CA 92020

Phone: (619) 749-5560

North Inland Office:

200 North Ash Street, Suite 100

Escondido, CA 92021

Phone: (760) 736-8373







For more information send us an email or phone 619-338-2799