South Asian DV Agencies

SOUTH ASIAN RESOURCES BY STATE

ALABAMA

AshaKiran

PO Box 1021, Huntsville, AL 35807
24 hour Hopeline: (256)-509-1882 and Toll free
 Crisis line: (800)-793-3010
Email: ashakiran@ashakiran.com
Phone: (256) 698 – 4446
Website: http://www.ashakiranonline.org/


ARIZONA
ASAFSF, Arizona South Asians for Safe Families
PO Box 2748, Scottsdale, AZ 85252-2748.
Hotline: 1-877-SAFE-711 (1-877-723-3711)
Email: info@asafsf.org, asafsf@gmail.com
 Website: http://www.asafsf.org
ASAFSF is a registered, non-profit, community-based organization providing support and services to victims of domestic violence in the South Asian community in Arizona.


CALIFORNIA

Maitri
PO Box 697 Santa Clara, CA 95052
Helpline (888) 8 MAITRI (800.862.4874)  Mon- Fri 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Office (408) 436 8398
Fax  (408) 503 0887
Email: maitri@maitri.org
Website: http://www.maitri.org
Cultural Displacement, Conflict Resolution and Domestic Violence – Transitional House services available.

Narika
P.O. Box 14014
Berkeley, CA 94714
Hotline (800) 215 7308 Office  (510) 540 0754 Fax     (510) 540 0201
Email: narika@narika.org
Website: http://www.narika.org
DV organization

Orphans & Battered Women Foundation International, Inc.

2680 N. Vista Glen Road
Orange, CA 92867-1739
Office (714) 637 1613
Fax    (323) 725 6969

Sahara
17918 South Pioneer Blvd. Suite 206
Artesia, CA 90701
Hotline (888) 724 2722
Office    (562) 402 4132
Fax      (562) 402 6096
Email: saharaorg@yahoo.com Website: www.charityfocus.org/sahara
DV organization

My Sahana
P.O. Box 361301
Milpitas, CA 95036-1301
Office: (408) 657 9569
Website: www.mysahana.org
Awareness about mental health, emotional health and overall well-being in the South Asian community by providing culturally-sensitive information as well as helpful resources and tips

South Asian Network
18173 South Pioneer Blvd. Suite 1
Artesia, CA 90701
Help line (800) 281 8111
Office    (562) 403-0488
Fax:      (562) 403 0487
Email: saninfo@southasiannetwork.org
Website: www.southasiannetwork.org

Trikone

P. O. Box 14161
San Francisco, CA 94414
Voice mail (415) 487 8778
Email: trikone@trikone.org
Website: http://www.trikone.org
Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender South Asians.


CONNECTICUT

Sneha
P.O. BOX 271650
West Hartford, CT 06127-1650


GEORGIA

Raksha, Inc.
P.O. Box 12337
Atlanta, Georgia – 30355
Office (404) 876 0670
Toll Free (866) 725  7423
Toll Free (877) 672  5742
Helpline (404) 842 0725
Fax       (404) 876-4525
Email: raksha@mindspring.com
Website: http://www.raksha.org
DV organization


ILLINOIS


Apna Ghar
4753 N. Broadway, Suite 502 Chicago, IL 60640
Crisis line      (800) 717 0757 Illinois only
Out of State  (773)334 4663
Office           (773) 334 0173
Fax              (773) 334 0963
Email: info@apnaghar.org
Website: http://www.apnaghar.org
DV Organization – Shelter services available.

Hamdard Center
228 E. Lake Street, Suite 300
Addison, IL 60101
Office    (630) 835 1430 (630) 860 9122
Email:  admin@hamdardcenter.org
Website: www.hamdardcenter.org

Khuli Zaban
Chicago/Illinois/ Ohio/Michigan/Indiana areas
Phone  (312) 409 2753
The South Asian/Middle Eastern Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Women’s Organization


MARYLAND
ASHA Asian (Women’s) Self- Help Association

P.O. Box 34303
West Bethesda, MD 20827
Hotline (800) 799.7233
Office  (202) 207 1248
Email: asha@ashaforwomen.org
Website: http://www.ashaforwomen.org
DV organization.
Counselors Helping Asian Indians (CHAI, Inc.)
4517 Redleaf Court
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Office (410) 461 1634 Ext 2
Email: raziachai@hotmail.com


MASSACHUSSETS

Saheli
P O Box 1345
Burlington, MA 01803
Office (866) 4SAHELI
Website: www.saheliboston.org


MICHIGAN

Michigan Asian Indian Family Center (MAIFS)
28650 11 Mile Rd Suite 218
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Hotline (888) 664 8624
Office (248) 477 4985
Email: info@maifs.org
Website: http://www.maifs.org/
Helping DV victims, widowed/divorce spouses, mental depression & medical illness patients, and elderly persons.


NEW JERSEY

Manavi

P.O. Box 3103
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Office (732) 435 1414
Fax    (732) 435 1411
Email: Manavi@manavi.org
Website: http://www.manavi.org
DV Organization, 
Transitional House services available.


NEW YORK

Islamic Center of Long Island, Domestic Violence Committee
835 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY 11590
Office (516) 333-3495
Fax (516) 333 7321
Email: icli.icli@verizon.netPragati
11-45 Union Turnpike, Lower Level
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Office (516) 487 0929
Fax     (718) 459 2971
Email: pragatiinc@aol.comSaathi of Rochester
P O Box 92
East Rochester, NY 14445
Office (585) 234 1050
Email: saathi_rochester@yahoo.com
Website: www.saathiofrochester.orgSakhi for South Asian women
PO Box 20208
Greeley Square Station
New York, NY, 10001
Helpline  (212) 868 6741
Office      (212) 714 9153
Fax          (212) 5648745
Email: contactus@sakhi.org
Website: www.sakhi.org


NORTH CAROLINA

KIRAN
1012 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh NC, 27605
Office phone: 919-831-4203
Office fax: 919-839-6203
24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-877-NC-KIRAN
Email: kiran@kiraninc.org
Website: www.kiraninc.org
DV organization – Promote the self-reliance and empowerment of South Asian women who are in crisis through outreach, peer support, and referrals in a confidential manner.


OHIO

ASHA- Ray of Hope
655 E. Livingston Avenue
Columbus, OH  43205
Office (614) 722 5988
Email: asharayofhope@yahoo.com


OREGON

South Asian Women’s Empowerment and Resources Alliance (SAWERA)

P.O. Box 91242
Portland, OR 97291 0242
Helpline (503) 778 7386
Office     (503) 641 2425
Email: sawera@sawera.org
Website: http://www.sawera.org
DV – organization – Provides free referrals to South Asian women domestic violence (DV) victims seeking shelter, legal help, job placement, child care and counseling.


PENNSYLVANIA

Service and Education for Women Against Abuse (SEWAA)
P.O. Box 1591
Havertown, PA 19083
Office  (215) 62 – SEWAA
Email: sewaa@sewaa.net
Website: http://www.sewaa.net


TEXAS

Asians Against Domestic Abuse (AADA)
AADA
PO Box. 420776
Houston TX 77242
Office  (713) 339 8300
Email: info@addainc.org
Website:  www.aadainc.org
DV help to all Asian women

An-Nisa’ Hope Center
P. O. Box 1086,
Spring, TX 77383-1086
Tel: (713) 339-0803 Fax: (281) 719-0355
info@annisahopecenter.org
www.annisahopecenter.org
Services Include: Education and Career Training, Shelter, Medical and Legal Assistance, and Outreach. g Promoting a new beginning through: Outreach, Education, Counseling. Bridging the gap with: Training, Job placement, Medical and legal aid. Other Goals: Providing a safe and healthy, Islamic Environment

Chetna
P O Box 832802
Richardson, TX 75083
Email: chetna_dsw@yahoo.com

Daya
P.O. Box 571774
Houston, TX 77257
Office  (713) 981 7645
Email: info@dayahouston.org
Website: http://www.dayahouston.org
DV organization

Saheli
P. O. Box 3665
South 5th Street
Austin, TX 78764
Office  (512) 703 8745
Email: saheli@saheli-austin.org
Website: http://www.saheli-austin.org
DV Organization – to work toward preventing abuse in family relationships, to break the cycle of violence and pursue a cycle of peace.


WASHINGTON

Chaya
P. O. Box 22291
Seattle, WA 98122-0291
Toll-free  (877) 922  4292
Hotline    (206) 325 0325
Office       (206) 568 7576
Email: chaya@chayaseattle.org
Website: http://www.chayaseattle.org
DV organization – Provides translation and interpretation services, referrals to shelters, counseling, medical services, legal and immigration services, community outreach, and training.


WASHINGTON D.C

KhushDC
Website: http://www.khushdc.org
DV organization – Provides a safe and supportive environment, promotes awareness and acceptance, and fosters positive cultural and sexual identity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning(LGBTQ) and additional gender or sexual minority South Asians in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area.