Who We Are

Amani Women Center provides culturally tailored programs and services that empower and contribute to the economic security, and spiritual, mental, and physical well-being of refugee and immigrant women.  

What We Do

• The Amani Sewing Academy (workforce development and job placement).

• The Healthy Families Program (health equity, FGM/C resources, mental health, counseling, domestic violence & sexual assault prevention, advocacy, human and social services assistance & support).                                    

• The Amani Community Ambassadors Leadership Program (translation, interpretation, research, community health education, navigation, advocacy, outreach, mobilization, and canvassing).

AWC Services

AWC Services include screening applications for public benefits (SNAP, TANF, CAPS, MEDICAID, LIHEAP, Immigration, rental assistance, financial and digital literacy, civic engagement, and ESL.

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Mental Health


We distributed over 600 pairs of shoes on our  "SOLEMATE COMMUNITY OUTREACH DAY!" Our partners and sponsors that made it possible - Decatur Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Samaritan’s Feet, Amani Women Center, & Solid Foundation! We have used funds to provide Hope Tote drawstring bags containing new athletic shoes and socks, a hygiene kit, and encouraging messages to our community. Shoes & hygiene kits provided to refugee families from - Afghanistan, Congo, Ethiopia, Burma, Eritrea, Somalia, Rwanda, Sudan, Burundi, Syria & Nepal etc.

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Here's How You Can Help

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Johari Africa is a social enterprise under the economic empowerment program at Amani Women Center, Inc. Johari Africa is Swahili for Jewels of Africa.

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