Financial Aid for South Asian Women in Massachusetts

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION EMPOWERMENT & EDUCATION   Saheli is a social service agency and provides free services to victims and survivors of domestic violence. Our office is in Burlington, Massachusetts and we also provide services in Waltham, Shrewsbury and Quincy. Services include safety and survival planning, physical and mental health resources, legal and immigration referrals…

Saheli Boston meets with India Society of Worcester Crises Team

Three Saheli board members met with nine women from the the Crises Team of the India Society of Worcester for a very constructive meeting to explore ways to collaborate. The Worcester team is doing great work helping survivors of gender based violence, running a free Health Stop Clinic every Wednesday  night, and assisting families in…

Saheli Showcases Programs and Services at Mission Hill Health Fair

On April 9th, 2016, Saheli hosted a table at the Mission Hill Health Fair. This community health fair in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood was organized by Mission Hill Health Movement in partnership with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to bring information about health care services to the community. Saheli distributed brochures and…

Saheli 5K Walk Against Violence

Since 2005, Saheli has been organizing an annual 5K Walk Against Violence during October, Domestic Violence Awareness month. This year, the walk was held on Sunday, October 3rd and despite the harsh winds and weather was attended by the young and old alike. Board Member and event organizer, Tanvi Devimane led the way for the…

Free Computer Classes by Saheli Start in Quincy Center

Saheli started an exciting new computer literacy program at the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy Center on October 7, 2015.  We thank Clayton Cheever and staff members of the library for their help in getting these classes started.       The Waltham Public Library class has started up once again and invites students and volunteers…

South Asian Bar Assoc. of Greater Boston Presentations

Know Your Rights The sixth session of Know Your Rights! (“KYR”) begins weekly classes on Monday, March 30, 2015, where South Asian community members attend two-hour sessions on a variety of legal topics, such as employment law, criminal law, family law, and many others! Graduates of this program leave armed with information and contacts to…

Join Saheli and Mass White Ribbon Campaign on March 5, 2015

On March 5th we will celebrate our 8th Annual Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign with a wonderful line-up at the State House.  Program runs from 1 – 2:30 and is followed by a dessert reception.  This year’s theme asks us all to reimagine manhood as valuing kindness, respect, equity and non-violence.  Please help us get…