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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

Mai Family Services- Michigan Asian Indian Family Center (MAIFS)

About this Organization

We are the only organization serving the South Asian Community for crisis Intervention and Prevention regardless of gender, religion and ethnicity. MaiFS offers services with a holistic approach.

Our case workers offer nonjudgmental, empathetic and culturally sensitive counseling and emotional support. If needed, a case worker or a volunteer will accompany clients to provide support, interpretation or assistance in navigating through the legal system by helping with paperwork.  Referral services are provided to Emergency shelters, Family Counselors, Therapists, Psychologists & Psychiatrists, Family Law & Immigration attorneys, General Physicians, Job training/ Employment assistance, and Social services.

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Contact Information

Address: Suburban Shared Center, 32401 W. Eight Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152
Telephone #: 248-477-4985 Fax: 888-664-8624
Helpline #: 888-664-8624
Email Address: info@maifs.org
Website: www.maifs.org
Language Capacity: Multiple Indian languages

Toll-free and confidential helpline and support in multiple Indian languages; Culturally appropriate counseling for: Abuse, Marriage Counselling, Mental Health issues, Substance abuse, Adjustment to new culture, Issues affecting seniors, Grief and bereavement support, Workplace Challenge, Referrals to shelters, attorneys, community health resources, therapists; Awareness training workshops for community members, Effective Communication

  • Support services and help-line
  • I&R: Information and Referral
  • South Asian program: Bangladeshis, Bhutanese, Indians, Nepalis, Pakistanis, & Sri Lankans
State or Territory Served

Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)

About this Organization

The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) strives to enable and empower individuals, families and communities to lead informed, productive and culturally sensitive lives. As a nonprofit model of excellence, we honor our Arab American heritage through community-building and service to all those in need, of every heritage. 

Contact Information

Address: 2651 Saulino Court, Dearborn, MI 48120
Telephone #: 313-842-7010 Fax #: 313-842-5150
Website: www.accesscommunity.org
Language Capacity: Arabic

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

MSU Center for Survivors

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About this Organization

The MSU Center for Services offers the following services:

  • Individual and group counseling,
  • Survivor workshops
  • Healing through Yoga
  • Advocacy(personal, medical, criminal justice, legal, & institutional),
  • 24/7 Sexual Assault Forensic Exams by trained on-site Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
  • 24/7 Sexual Assault hotline
  • Crisis Chat 

MSU Center for Survivors Mission Statement We believe in the strength and resiliency of all people impacted by sexual violence. We stand with survivors against all forms of social injustice by promoting individual healing and building an empowered, inclusive community.

Programs at Center for Survivors  We are honored to provide a wide array of services to survivors of sexual assault and the community.

We believe in the dignity and worth of all survivors and strive to provide trauma-informed, survivor centered, and culturally competent services to all survivors of sexual assault.

We understand that healing can come in many forms and are hopeful that you will find a service at the Center that helps you on the healing journey.                          Website: centerforsurvivors.msu.edu   

State or Territory Served

Sexual Assault Services for Holistic Healing and Awareness (SASHA)

About this Organization

SASHA Center s a sexual assault service, prevention and educational agency which is designed to provide educational/support groups to survivors of sexual assault.

SASHA Center provides:
Prevention and educational presentations/workshops to schools, communities, churches, corporations and other organizations to raise awarenessof sexual assault.

SASHA Center has a focus on:
Activism to provide opportunities for engagement within the community via rallies, marches, and open forumactivities to bring attention to the negative impact of sexual assault.


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La Vida Partnership Program- CHASS

About this Organization

The LA VIDA Partnership program with Community Health and Social Service Center (CHASS) works to eradicate domestic violence and sexual assault in Southwest Detroit and Southeast Michigan.

Services Include:

  • Community building and awareness building
  • Training of agency-based service providers and clergy
  • Screening and referral of families in crisis
  • Confidential and non-judgmental support
  • Support groups and other interventions targeting Southwest Detroit and Latinx community
  • Short term counseling for women, court advocacy, and translation for monolingual Spanish speakers
  • School-based prevention activities
  • Holistic legal referrals for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault
  • Personal Protection Order services
  • Youth services, including counseling for direct victims of dating violence and sexual assault provided at local schools

The Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center, Inc., is a community-based, not for profit organization formed to develop, promote, and provide comprehensive, accessible and affordable quality primary health care and support services to all residents of the community, with special emphasis on the underserved African-American and Latino population. CHASS is committed to the overall well-being of the community.

State or Territory Served

Centro Multicultural La Famila

About this Organization

We are a private, not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that provides comprehensive services to a diverse community. While most of the clients we serve now are of Hispanic descent, we strive to offer services to a broader cultural community.

We are proud to be able to offer culturally and linguistically competent services in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, home-based Early Head Start and Great Parents parenting programs, Integrated Care for patients with a chronic medical condition in collaboration with St. Joseph hospital, support and interpretation for pregnant women at Clinica de la Mujer, and Parent Education workshops.

We Provide Spanish/English:

  •     Outpatient Mental Health
  •     Domestic Violence Program
  •     Youth Mental Health First Aid
  •     ESL Classes
  •     Parenting Workshops
  •     Cultural Competence Training
  •     Bilingual Health Education
  •     Assistance with Health Insurance Applications
  •     Mental Health Workshops
  •     Advocacy for victims of bullying, sexual assault, human traficking
  •     Interpretation and Translation services
  •     Citizenship Classes
  •     and more..


State or Territory Served

Bay Mills Indian Community

About this Organization

Bay Mills Indian Community provides mental health and substance abuse services along with programs that includes public awareness, education, training, and advocacy services for crime victims. Bay Mills also offers a Journey to Healing Program to provide comprehensive support services to survivors and their families of domestic and sexual violence along with providing public awareness, education and training to the community.


State or Territory Served