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You deserve to feel safe.

Welcome. We’re glad you’ve come. Asian Women United of Minnesota (AWUM) is a safe place for all women and their children dealing with domestic violence, including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. We offer:

• A domestic violence shelter
• Support and care for victims of domestic violence
• Legal and financial advocacy
• A 24-hour multilingual help line
• Immigration advocacy and assistance
• Community awareness raising about domestic violence

Even if you’re not ready to leave your situation but need a safe place to think or talk to someone, AWUM is for you. Find out more about what we do.

How do I know if I’m being abused? Learn more here about abuse and its effects.

Click on the below photo to watch the digital story about Youa and her experience with domestic violence, courage, and hope:


To see more digital stories by AWUM, please click here.

If you have more questions about domestic violence, our crisis line advocates are available 24 hours a day, to talk to you.

Congratulations on taking the first step. You don’t have to be alone with uncertainty, fear and hurt any more. A life of peace is waiting for you. Please contact us any time. Let’s take the next step together.

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