If You Are a DV Victim, Help is at Hand

If you are in Georgia:

  • For Indian citizens – Indian Consulate in Atlanta
  • For South Asian community – Raksha: 1.866.725.7423 (Raksha.org)
  • Georgia 24-Hour Statewide Hotline: 1.800.33.HAVEN (1.800.334.2836)
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Gcadv.org/resources)
  • Live Safe Resources (LiveSafeResources.org)
  • Domestic Shelters (DomesticShelters.org)
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Cjcc.georgia.gov/grants/grant-subject-areas/domestic-violence/resources)

If you are a South Asian victim of abuse, these agencies in other states provide culturally sensitive support:

  • Texas – Daya: 1.713.981.7645 (Dayahouston.org)
  • California – Maitri: 1-888-862-4874 (Maitri.org)
  • California – Narika: 1-800-215-7308 (Narika.org)
  • New Jersey – Manavi:  1-732-435-1414 (Manavi.org)
  • New York – Sakhi: 1-212-868-6741 (Sakhi.org)

Here are some national helplines:  

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline (ndvh.org)
    1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline (rainn.org)

1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Here are some helpful national resources: 

  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Ncadv.org)
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence (Nnedv.org)
  • Womens Law (WomensLaw.org)
  • Legal Rights available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence (Uscis.gov)
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Sources: The United Nations, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, National Violence Domestic Hotline and Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services.

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