The Latino Behavioral Health Institute was organized in 1995 and chartered by IRS as a non for profit corporation (501 C3) in May of 1996. LBHI’s Employee Identification Number is 93-1195514. LBHI was organized to enhance human services to difficult to reach populations including ethnic groups, and disadvantaged populations. Its mission is accomplished by providing training, technical assistance and services to these populations. Training is provided via its annual Latino conference which brings families, consumers, provider of service, educators and researchers together to exchange information on behavioral health, health, substance abuse and related social issues. Additionally, training is customized to human service agencies needs in these fields. Technical assistance is provided to government entities, agencies contracting with LBHI for TA in addressing disparities of services to underserved populations. Services are provided at the local level with existing human service programs.