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The following organizations focus specifically on serving folks of specific racial and ethnic identities

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

ATASK provides a 24-hour hotline, advocacy services, education programs, and outreach for Asian and Asian-American domestic violence survivors in over 40 languages. All of their advocates are “bilingual Asians” who deliver “culturally and linguistically appropriate care.”

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network

The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network works to “advance healing justice by transforming mental health for queer and trans poc.” They maintain a mental health practitioner directory and offer financial assistance to queer and trans people of color who cannot afford therapy.

Inclusive Therapists

Inclusive Therapists is a community of mental health professionals that centers the needs of “Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and 2SLGBTQIA+ intersections (QTBIPOC).” They “amplify the voices and expressions of Neurodivergent and Disabled Communities of Color.”

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

BEAM believes that healing is black people’s birthright. BEAM promotes healing through education, training, and advocacy and provides resources about mental health care, as well as a black wellness directory.

The Northeast Native Network of Kinship and Healing

“We are women of the Wampanoag nation, the People of the First Light. We are on a journey to end domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking in our communities.” The Northeast Native Network of Kinship and Healing provides crisis sheltering, relocation assistance, and support towards economic stability. (They also do much more not related to sexual/domestic violence.)

Strong Hearts Native Helpline

This is a “24/7 confidential and anonymous culturally appropriate domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans.” They provide peer support and advocacy, information about violence, safety planning, referrals to Native-centered providers, and more.

MAPS: Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers

MAPS works “with and for the Brazilian, Cabo Verdean, Portuguese and other Portuguese-speaking communities to increase access and remove barriers to health, education and social services through direct services, advocacy, leadership, and community development…Our advocates offer crisis intervention, safety planning, information, guided referrals, medical and legal advocacy, supportive listening and related services around domestic violence and sexual assault.”


“Saheli’s trained staff is available to provide personalized, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed support to South Asian survivors of domestic violence and their families,” Saheli offers a multilingual helpline (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu And Arabic), safety planning, counseling, legal advocacy, and support groups.

Mujeres Latinas en Accion

This organization provides a 24/7 hotline in English and Spanish for survivors of domestic violence (plus other services for people living in the Chicago area).