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Amani Women Center (AWC) 

About this Organization

AMANI WOMEN CENTER (AWC) enriches the lives of refugee communities in Georgia and empowers them in their new environment by providing educational programs, and a variety of human and social services. We serve these women and children once their resettlement services benefits end and when they are faced with the challenges of providing for themselves and their families. AWC fills this important gap by providing 3 unique programs utilizing a holistic approach designed to build and sustain healthy families within the home and the community.

Contact Information

Address: 3550 Clarkston Ind. Blvd, Suite F, Clarkston GA 30021
Telephone #: 770-255-0539
Email Address: doris.amaniwomencenter@gmail.com
Website: www.amaniwomencenter.org
Language Capacity:  Arabic, Swahili, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, French
Domestic violence education, outreach and empowerment; Counseling; Financial Literacy; referrals; emergency assistance; Life-Skills Training; Job placement assistance; translation services, immigration/legal services, women empowerment. Amani Women Center’s mission is to empower and educate refugee women through culturally tailored programs that contribute to their economic security and overall wellbeing. 

  • Support services 
  • ​Refugee-specific program
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American Association of Retired Persons

About this Organization

AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Through information and education, advocacy and service, they seek to enhance the quality of life for all by promoting independence, dignity and purpose.

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American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project

About this Organization

Founded in 1972 by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Prison Project seeks to create constitutional conditions of confinement and strengthen prisoners’ rights through class action litigation and public education. Our policy priorities include reducing prison overcrowding, improving prisoner medical care, eliminating violence and maltreatment in prisons and jails, and minimizing the reliance on incarceration as a criminal justice sanction. The Project also publishes a semi-annual Journal, coordinates a nationwide network of litigators, conducts training and public education conferences, and provides expert advice and technical assistance to local community groups and lawyers throughout the country.

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American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)

About this Organization

The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of individuals from the United States and Canada actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents. By taking the initiative, APPA has become the voice for thousands of probation and parole practitioners including line staff, supervisors and administrators. Educators, volunteers and concerned citizens with an interest in criminal and juvenile justice are also among APPA’s members. APPA provides services to its constituents. The association represents a strong, unified voice for the field of community corrections.

 

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American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)

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877-402-7722
About this Organization

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence. As a multidisciplinary group of professions, APSAC achieves its mission in a number of ways, most notably through expert training and educational activities, policy leadership and collaboration, and consultation that emphasizes theoretically sound, evidence-based principles.

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American Psychological Association

About this Organization
Email
jsilva@apa.org

The American Psychological Association (APA), based in Washington, DC, is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA’s mission is to advance creation, dissemination and application of psychological knowledge and practice to benefit society and improves people’s lives. The APA Violence Prevention Office (VPO) coordinates APA’s activities related to violence and injury prevention, and treatment on topics associated with child maltreatment, trauma, media violence, and youth violence. The office collaborates with other national associations, national collaboratives, and federal agencies to promote the contributions of psychology and psychologists to the understanding and prevention of violence.

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Contact Information

Postal address
Julia Silva, Director
Violence Prevention Office
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone number
(202) 336-5817

Fax number
(202) 336-5723

Type of Organization
State or Territory Served

American Samoa Alliance Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

About this Organization
Email
jennifer.tofaeono@asadsv.com

The American Samoa Alliance against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (ASADSV), also known as "the Alliance"  was formed soon after one of the worst recorded disasters struck American Samoa in September 2009. 

The Alliance grew out of desire by founding members to strengthen the work in the Territory in: developing services, forging ongoing community awareness, education and providing support through training and technical assistance for existing and potential services that speak to domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of violence within the territory.

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Contact Information

PO Box 4459

Pago Pago, AS 96799-4459

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An Nisa

About this Organization

An Nisa is a Texas based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization working to empower, educate, and enrich the community by providing counseling, educational programs, and the necessary assistance to help our clients regain self-sufficiency.

Contact Information

Address: 7211 Regency Square Blvd #101, Houston, TX 77036
Telephone #: 304-701-7937
Helpline #: 832-324-9111
Email Address: info@annisa.org
Website: www.annisahopecenter.org

Case Management; Counseling; Helpline; Education and Outreach; Short-term Financial Assistance; Jumpstart program; Youth mentorship program; Women's empowerment trainings

  • Support services and help-line
  • Muslim-specific program
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State or Territory Served