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Asian Americans for Community Involvement Domestic Violence Program (Asian Women's Home)

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Women

Location

2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300San Jose, CA 95128 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Asian Women's Home, the domestic violence program of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services to assist women and children in rebuilding violence-free lives for themselves.

In a county where 32% of the population is Asian, and as the only Asian domestic violence shelter-based program in our county, AACI Asian Women’s Home fills an obvious gap in services. We are proud to offer a range of linguistically and culturally sensitive services to victims of domestic violence, and we serve everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic backgrounds, and immigration status.

All services at AACI Asian Women’s Home are free and confidential, including:

  • A 12-bed emergency shelter
  • 24-hour crisis hotline (408-975-2739)
  • Case management/Safety Planning
  • Peer Counseling/Support Groups
  • Support in 16 languages and dialects (both Asian and non-Asian)
  • Legal, social services, and health advocacy and accompaniment
  • Emergency transportation and bus passes
  • Assistance with relocation, education, and employment, household establishment
  • Empowerment fund: small stipends for apartment safety deposits, legal bills, school fees, and other basic needs
  • Community outreach and education to service providers and immigrant communities

For more information about our domestic violence program, please visit dv.aaci.org. For more information about AACI, please visit aaci.org.

Description

Thank you for considering Asian Americans for Community Involvement Domestic Violence Program for your volunteer efforts. Asian Women's Home, the domestic violence program at AACI provides 24-hour hotline services, emergency shelter for battered women and their children, social service advocacy and referrals, individual peer-counseling, support group, and case management, domestic violence education and outreach to the community, and domestic violence training to organizations and professionals.

For more information about our domestic violence program, please visit dv.aaci.org. For more information about AACI, please visit aaci.org.

Feel free to contact us directly about volunteer opportunities at dvvolcoordinator@aaci.org or (408) 975-2730 ext. 222.

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