Are you an immigrant survivor who needs protection from violence or threats to your life or freedom, or do you know someone who might need our help?
We provide free and confidential legal and social services to immigrant survivors who are facing forms of gender-based violence (including female genital mutilation/cutting, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and rape, forced marriage, and human trafficking), or who are denied basic human rights and freedoms because of their gender.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please contact 911. Otherwise, please check below for more information about how to get help at our Atlanta, Greater DC-Baltimore, Houston, and San Francisco Bay Area offices, as we do not accept walk-ins.
If you live in Georgia, please call our Atlanta office at 470-481-4700 during our intake hours between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday. We do not accept walk-ins.
Greater DC-Baltimore Region
If you live in Maryland,* please call our Baltimore location at 410-999-1900 during our intake hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays.
If you live in the Washington, DC area, Virginia, or Maryland,* please call our Greater DC location at 571-282-6161 during our intake hours between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
*Service seekers in Maryland may receive services from our Falls Church, VA, or Baltimore office locations, whichever is more convenient for the service seeker.
If you live in the Houston or Galveston area, please call our Houston office at 713-496-0100 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday to arrange an intake appointment. We do not accept walk-ins.
San Francisco Bay Area
If you live in the San Francisco Bay area, please call our San Francisco Bay Area office at 650-270-2100 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PST Monday-Friday to schedule an intake. We do not accept walk-ins.
Forced Marriage Protection
If you or someone you know is facing or fleeing a forced marriage, please visit preventforcedmarriage.org, or contact us at [email protected] or 571-282-6161 from 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. We offer free and confidential assistance to forced marriage victims (regardless of gender or immigration/citizenship status).
Afghan Asylum Helpline
Afghans seeking assistance with information, resources, and local organizations who are providing on-the-ground support can call our toll-free Afghan Asylum Line at 888-991-0852 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday. Pashto and Dari interpreters are available.