Saheli Receives a Contract from the Department of Public Health
Saheli will provide linguistically and culturally responsive community based services to South Asian immigrants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan in Massachusetts. This three year contract will enable Saheli to appoint staff members on a more reliable and consistent basis to respond to survivors of domestic violence, implement programs to prevent future violence, and offer economic empowerment to women and children. Please watch the Saheli website for new programs to be launched in the fall.
Sahelis To Attend Woman of the Year 2017
Ten Sahelis will attend the annual extravaganza called “Woman of the Year” on May 26th at the Burlington Marriott Hotel. Each year, the organizer. India New England NEWS, honors twenty distinguished women of achievement in the South Asian Community. South Asian women in Massachusetts who have been Woman of the Year in the past include notable philanthropists, social activists, physicians, educators, women in the arts, entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists. Who will be the 2017 Woman of the Year????
Saheli Receives New England Choice Award from INE Multimedia
Crusading against domestic violence with a mission to empower South Asian women and their families to live safe and healthy lives.
“The jury has chosen the legends of our community for the first New England Choice Awards,” said Dr. Manju Sheth, CEO of INE MultiMedia, a Waltham, MA-based non-profit organization devoted to promoting and supporting charitable organizations, art, culture, education and empowerment through workshops, seminars and multimedia. “We are looking forward to honoring individuals and organizations that have served and enriched the community for decades.”
Saheli’s Resources for Emotional Well Being and Mental Health
Domestic violence can have lasting impact on your emotional well-being and mental health. Saheli has created a new resource hub for mental health specific to South Asians, including information, how to get help, support groups and resources. Use the online self assessment tools below to identify whether you need to reach out to us for help.
Do a self assessment of your own emotional and mental health wellbeing. We especially recommend: