My Sister’s House
Services and Programs
- 24-Hour Multilingual Support Line: (916) 428-3271
- Safe Haven Shelter Program
As the only shelter that specifically serves the needs of the highly diverse Asian and Pacific Islander population in the Central Valley region, the emergency Safe Haven at My Sister’s House is a much needed place for Asian and Pacific Islander women and children fleeing domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Our emergency shelter provides a safe, comfortable and culturally-appropriate environment for its residents. Clients of all ethnicities can stay at the shelter for up to 90 days and are provided with basic food and supplies, case management and support. Additionally, My Sister’s House operates two 6 bed transitional houses.
- Women to Work Program
Unique to My Sister’s House is its Women to Work program which helps survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking get back on their feet, especially financially. A variety of support groups are offered as part of the Women to Work program, including a Spanish speaking program in Wednesday. The support groups provide information and resources to survivors regardless of ethnicity and is free to all survivors. The Women to Work Program provides an array of supportive services that help clients move towards a state of stability, such as healthcare information and referrals, transportation, clothing, child care, housing assistance, employment/career guidance, legal services and more so they can take those next steps toward a steady job and become self-sufficient and live a life free of abuse.
- Counseling Sessions
- Domestic Violence Education
- Healing Through Art
- Parenting Classes
- #MeToo Sexual Assault Survivor Support Group