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New York Asian Women's Center
Center for Asian Women Crime Victims, Elmhurst, Queens


Also Known As:NYAWC
Address:83-02 Broadway, 3d Floor (Entrance on Cornish Ave) Elmhurst NY 11373
Telephone(s):718-803-7201
Fax:718-803-7204
E-mail:contact@nyawc.org
World Wide Web: http://www.nyawc.org.


Description:

The Center provides confidential services including an emergency shelter for battered women, crisis counseling, a toll-free 24-hour multilingual hotline (1-888-888-7702), advocacy (welfare, police, hospital, court, etc.), support groups, parenting workshops, children's services, volunteer training, community education, and English classes. All calls are confidential and free. NEWSLETTER: "Visions" in Chinese, Korean and English.




Hours:

Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri 9-5; Thurs 9-7; Crisis Hotline 24 hours.


Eligibility Requirements:

Asian women survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Fully accessible, sign-language interpreted.


Services Offered:Domestic Violence HotlinesDomestic Violence SheltersLegal CounselingMutual Support GroupsPublic Awareness / Education
Languages Offered:American Sign LanguageBengaliCantoneseChineseGujaratiHindiJapaneseKoreanMalayalamPunjabiVietnamese
Target Groups(Ethnic):Asian Americans
Target Groups(By Need):Battered WomenChildren