Saheli is here to help

Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian Women and Families offers free services to women and families in Massachusetts: domestic violence interventions, prevention and recovery; trauma informed programs addressing the physical and mental health and safety needs of women; legal and immigration consultations with attorneys; career and economic empowerment; financial assistance to families in crisis and volunteer opportunities. We speak Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Arabic.

  • Domestic violence advocacy
  • Support groups for  women of all races and ethnicity
  • Mental health referrals
  • Family counseling by a social worker
  • Financial assistance for families in crisis
  • Empowerment classes including computer and financial literacy
  • Career guidance, networking and referrals, and finacial assistance for skill building
  • Free legal clinics for immigration and family law issues
  • Parenting workshops
  • Community outreach and violence prevention volunteer opportunities.


Upcoming events

Economic Empowerment


Saheli’s Economic Empowerment Program gives clients the tools and resources they need to live an independent, safe, self-sustaining and empowered life. Download the application form here.