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Where to Get Help in America
Category : October 1999

REFUGE

Where to Get Help in America

Dozens of South Asian women's organizations offer refuge



Each of the following organizations is prepared to help women who are victims of domestic violence in the US:

California

Asra (San Francisco Bay Area) 510-657-1245; 510-657-1246

Maitri (San Francisco Bay Area): 408-730-4049

Narika (Berkeley): 800-215-7308; 510-540-0754

Sahara (Los Angeles area): 888-724 2722; 562-402-4132

Illinois

Apna Ghar (Chicago): 773-334-4663

Georgia

Raksha (Atlanta): 404-842-0725

Maryland

Asha 301-369-0134

Massachusetts

ASINA (Boston): 617-338-2354

Michigan

Michigan Asian Indian Family Services (Southfield): 248-351-0077

New Jersey

Manavi: 908-687-2662

New York

Sakhi 212-868-6741

Oregon

SAWERA (Portland): 503-778-7386

Pennsylvania

SEWAA (Philadelphia): 215-62-SEWAA

Texas

Saheli (Austin): 512-703-8745

Daya (Houston): 713-914-1333

Connecticut

SNEHA (Cheshire) 203-272-4296

Washington

DAWN (Kent) 206-656-8423