Sexual Assault Program

Sakhi provides culturally and linguistically specific services to survivors of sexual violence and assault. Our supportive services ensure clients feel heard and safe to disclose and discuss their experiences. We work with clients who have experienced any type of sexual assault. This includes intimate partner sexual assault, marital sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and trauma, sex trafficking and workplace sexual harassment. 

Key Services:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Safety assessment & safety planning
  • Support in developing a plan to leave potentially high risk situations
  • Assistance in finding shelter placement
  • Assistance with filing for orders of protection
  • Support with connecting survivors with NYC Special Victims Unit and filing police complaints at police precincts 
  • Access to legal resources
  • Personal advocacy and accompaniment for doctors’ appointments and court dates


2 out of 5

South Asian immigrant women in the U.S. are survivors of domestic violence*