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Asian Women United of Minnesota (AWUM)

About this Organization

We are Asian Women United of Minnesota (AWUM). We are women and men who believe in every woman’s right to a life of peace, wholeness, and happiness. We are a safe place for all women and their children dealing with domestic violence, including physical, emotional, verbal, or sexual abuse. Our mission is to end domestic violence. We provide:

  • A domestic violence 24-hour emergency shelter

  • Support and care for victims of domestic violence

  • Legal and financial advocacy

  • A 24-hour multilingual helpline at 612-724-8823

  • Immigration advocacy and assistance

  • Community awareness-raising about domestic violence

Contact Information

Address: PO Box 6223, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Telephone #: 612-724-0756 Fax #: 313-842-5150
Helpline #: 612-724-8823
Email Address: awum@awum.org
Website: www.awum.org
Language Capacity: Hindi, Hmong, Lao, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese

Social services; public benefits assistance; mental health and family counseling; health services; employment and training; education programs; domestic violence prevention and intervention; information; referral; advocacy; housing assistance;
legal services.

  • Arab-specific program
  • Muslim-specific program
  • I&R: Information & Referral
  • Support services and help-line
State or Territory Served