ARP Support for Survivors Program Grant Partner Announcement – May 2023 RAKSHA, INC JOINS OVER 40 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS SERVING SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS IN $13.2 MILLION AMERICAN RESCUE […]
Raksha, Inc is adhering to COVID-19 safety recommendations and has staff working remotely via having calls forwarded, checking emails and utilizing telemental health when appropriate. We continue to be there for our clients and community and can be reached at our office number from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday and by email: [email protected].
Who we are
Raksha, meaning protection, is a local non profit serving the South Asian community since 1995. Raksha's mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy .
Why we do it
Raksha works to ensure South Asian and other immigrant survivors have equal access to their legal rights, services, safety, and their well being . Raksha's staff and volunteers along with its Board members strongly believe in upholding its values.
What we do
Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice to South Asian survivors of violence that is culturally responsive . We work together with people from all countries and religions from South Asian continent.
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