Asian Americans for Community Involvement in San Jose CaPosted: February 12, 2011
Domestic Violence Program
The Domestic Violence Program & Shelter (Asian Women’s Home) provides free and confidential shelter and non-residential services for women, children and men who have experienced abuse. These services include the Asian Women’s Home emergency shelter, food and clothing, transportation, crisis response through our 24-hour hotline, peer counseling, support groups, translation and interpretation, legal and social service advocacy and accompaniment, safety planning, and assistance with relocation, education and employment.
Focusing on the diverse Asian American community, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)’s mission is to improve the health, mental health, and well-being of individuals and their families by providing an array of human services. AACI empowers the Asian American community by working collaboratively for equality and social justice.
Founded in 1973, AACI is now the largest community-based organization serving the Asian American community in Santa Clara County. Most of our clients are low-income Asian immigrants and refugees. Current programs include mental health and primary care health services, HIV/AIDS prevention and education, breast cancer education, substance abuse treatment, a center for survivors of torture, programs and shelter for women and children who are domestic violence victims, a senior center, after-school youth programs, English and citizenship classes, and advocacy.
We have an active board of 14 members and an award winning multi-lingual staff of over 100 individuals.
For more information, please contact AACI at (408) 975-2730 or 2400 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 300, San Jose, CA 95128.