Domestic Violence Services


Saheli’s trained staff is available to provide personalized, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed support to South Asian survivors of domestic violence and their families

Bilingual Helpline

Call our helpline at 866-472-4354. A Domestic Violence Advocate will offer support and provide critical information about your safety and available options.

Safety Planning

Saheli’s advocates will assess your situation and offer you a personalized plan to keep you safe. The safety plan will include important next steps, tech safety, immigration advice, financial advice, and more.

Counseling

Saheli’s advocates and mental health counselor will offer you on-going trauma-informed counseling services and help you follow a path towards healing and independence.

Prevention

Saheli’s staff along with other community organizations and members organize domestic violence awareness programs in the community. Saheli educates families and youth about healthy relationships and domestic violence prevention.

Legal Advocacy

Saheli and its legal partners offer 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. Learn more about our Legal Advocacy Program.

Benefits Advocacy

Saheli’s advocates and volunteers assists survivors in applying for eligible public benefits like unemployment, MassHealth, food stamps, etc. Saheli also helps survivors who have been displaced due to domestic violence to find shelters and affordable housing.

Support Groups

Saheli Domestic Violence Advocates organize regular support groups for domestic violence survivors in Burlington, Quincy, and Shrewsbury. To sign up or request further information, please write to renu@saheliboston.org