Saheli’s vision is a world free of violence against women. Our mission is to empower South Asian women and families to lead safe and healthy lives.

Saheli is here to offer non-judgemental culturally sensitive domestic violence services for South Asian women and families in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Nepali and Arabic.

Saheli continues to serve the needs of domestic violence survivors and their families during the Covid-19 public health crisis. Saheli’s 24-hour helpline – 1-866-472-4354 has been open and continues to be operational. Saheli’s office is now open for emergency services. Learn more about the Covid-19 relief services we are offering.

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Domestic Violence Services

Saheli’s trained Domestic Violence Advocates provide personalized, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed care to South Asian women and families subjected to physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse. Learn more.

Economic Empowerment

Saheli’s Economic Empowerment Program gives clients tools and resources to live a safe, self-sustaining and empowered life. This includes financial and computer literacy classes, assistance to obtain certifications, financial aid for professional training, career planning advice, and resources to find jobs. Learn More.

Legal Advocacy

Saheli offers a range of culturally tailored legal advocacy services in various South Asian languages with a goal to increase survivors’ access to justice. We assist survivors in navigating the complex legal system and use available resources, and educating the community on important legal issues. Learn more.

Support Groups

Saheli’s Domestic Violence advocates coordinate Support Groups for South Asian and Middle Eastern survivors of domestic violence in Quincy, Burlington and Shrewsbury. If you would like to know more about the support groups please contact DV Program Manager Renu Tewarie at renu@saheliboston.org