Sewa-Aifw is a nonprofit organization committed to serving, supporting, and enhancing family wellness for the South Asian community. Especially the vulnerable and underserved, in the Twin Cities and around Minnesota, by providing health care access and wellness information and resources; access to family violence resources and supports; and elder socialization activities
Envisioning a South Asian community that is healthy and violence-free, with self-determined women and engaged and supported elders and families.
Domestic Violence has been a problem in our society, and our reports and incidences have only increased with the COVID19 Pandemic and being stuck at home. We provide direct services for victims & survivors, and also work to raise awareness about DV and initiate cultural change in our South Asian community. Please stay tuned on our social media @sewaaifwmn for further into – and check out our recent blog post.
Sewa-Aifw is working to bring you information and updates on COVID19 on our Covid Resources page. We are continuing our services to the South Asian community in-person when necessary but are otherwise working remotely to best serve the community at large. One of the essential services we are actively providing is meals & assistance to seniors, victims, and those adversely affected by COVID19.
If you do need immediate assistance or are in need of our services, or if you are looking for information please contact us. Our 24×7 Crisis Line (952) 912 – 9100 is also available for immediate assistance.
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