• Magazine Web Edition
  • October 1999
  • Where to Get Help in America
  • Where to Get Help in America

    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


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