Community Based Organization
Apna Ghar
"4350 N Broadway, 2nd Flr Chicago, IL 60613
Phone Hotline
1 (773) 334-4663
Text/ chatbox Hotline
1 (773) 899-1041
1 (773) 334-0963
Office phone
Broadway Office: 1 (773) 334-0173, Uptown Office: 1 (773) 883-4663, Skokie Office: 1 (847) 983-4099, Ashburn Office: 1 (773) 697-3272
Ethnic & Gender Communities served
South Asian, Southeast Asian, East Asian, West Asian Communities
Shelter/ Housing services
Emergency Shelter, Emergency safe housing, Transitional Housing, Housing assistance
Support services
24-hour crisis line, Case management, Counseling for adults, Counseling for children and/or teens, Crisis counseling, Employment assistance, Healthcare advocacyInterpretation/translation, Support grp for adults, not in shelterSupport grp for adults, shelter resident, Support grp for children and/or teens, Supervised child visitation
Legal services
Court accompaniment, Family law assistance, Immigration law assistance, Obtaining protective & restraining order
Languages supported
Amharic, Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Dari, Farsi/Persian, Tagalog, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Malayalam, Punjabi, Saraiki, Sindhi, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Yoruba

Thank you to all community members, thought partners, students, who supported the research team, as we developed this intervention. We would also like to thank Tarun Aggarwal, Dr. Udayan Das for initial ideation and Nikki Malazarte for support in resource compilation

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