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Contact Information
Huntsville, Alabama , United States
Detailed Information

AshaKiran which means “a ray of hope” is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 by Bhavani Kakani. AshaKiran offers services in over 50 languages throughout Alabama. It mainly serves foreign-born individuals who are victim/survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault and more. AshaKiran provides various services such as emergency, legal, counseling, housing, support, children’s services and community services.


Date Established
Emergency Services

AshaKiran provides emergency services such as case management, confidential shelter location, crisis intervention services, domestic violence education, emergency cell phones, emergency shelter, safety planning, food and clothing.

Community Services

AshaKiran supports community services including domestic violence workshops and speaker’s bureau.

Counselling Services

AshaKiran arranges counselling services like non-resident counseling, peer support groups, shelter resident counseling, substance abuse counseling, counseling for friends and family.

Housing Services

AshaKiran caters housing services that involves alternative housing counseling and transportation.


Support Services

AshaKiran offers support services comprising Goal planning assistance, job skills training, medical accompaniment, resources and referrals.

Children Services

AshaKiran favors children’s services taking in school liaison and tutoring services.

Demographics

AshaKiran welcomes women, men, individuals and families.

Work Hours

Monday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Tuesday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Wednesday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Friday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday, , CLOSED, Sunday, , CLOSED

Populations

AshaKiran accepts immigrant and trafficked persons.

Areas Served

AshaKiran serves All Alabama Counties; when AshaKiran started in 2006 it served South Asian community and in 2015 we began to expand our services throughout the state.

Languages Spoken

English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese ARABIC, FARSI, GUJARATI, HINDI, INDONESIAN, KANNADA, MALAY, MALAYALAM, MANDARIN, NEPALESE, MARATHI, ORIYA, PUNJABI,SINDHI, TAIWANESE, TELUGU, TURKISH, VIETNAMESE

Days to Stay
80
Wheelchair
Yes
Beds
6