ASIA, Inc.’s Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program provides free representation and support to victims of domestic violence, and sexual assault across Northeast Ohio. Our services are holistic and comprehensive, multilingual and culturally-responsive. Clients can access a range of services including beyond legal representation such as counseling, support groups, and shelter/housing assistance. Assistance is offered through all stages of life, genders, and cultures.
The Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program provides the following services:
- Representation of Victims in Court
- Safety Planning
- Protection Orders
- Immigration Assistance
- Housing Assistance
Victims are referred to our team and then screened for eligibility before being placed with an attorney or caseworker. The program is funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). Created in 1995, OVW implements the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and subsequent legislation and provides national leadership on issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.