Services

Our safe space empowers refugee women with life skills and wrap around support services.

  • Outreach & Navigation
  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • Counseling  
  • Mental Health
  •  *Request Service
  • Social Services
  • Job Placement
  • Resume
  •  *Apply

COVID / Emergency Family Assistance 

In response to Covid-19 and the numerous unmet needs in the community, Amani Women Center (AWC) established a Help Line. The AWC Help Line is available in 10 different African languages and 2 Asian languages.  It is supported by Amani Community Ambassadors (ACA).  ACA plays a critical role in reaching and educating the community using culturally tailored methodologies. They are best equipped to address cultural nuances, taboos, and myths that are typically barriers for this community to gain access to services that they need. Currently, the ACA's are helping the community through the helpline by:

  • Answering covid-19 related questions especially vaccine questions.
  • Helping refugee children with homework assignments.
  • Referring refugee community to covid-19 resources –
    • food, utilities, childcare, unemployment to name a few.
  • Addressing domestic violence situations - providing safety plans.
  • Helping with applications for emergency assistance Covid-19.
  • Applications for SNAP (Food stamps) and energy assistance.

Child Care

Child Care Assistance
(CAPS)

Energy

Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

Financial

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), commonly known as welfare, is the monthly cash assistance program for poor families with children under age 18.

Medicaid

Individuals may apply for Medicaid at Amani Women Center. Medicaid is a program that provides health care services to individuals that meet the requirements for income, resources
and citizenship.

SNAP / Food Stamps - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 

The Georgia Food Stamp program provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food. A household may be one person living alone, a family, or several, unrelated individuals living together who routinely purchase and prepare meals together. Anyone may apply for food stamp benefits. The program helps households that have limited income and resources.

 

Refugee Health - Education & Workshops

  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling
  • Eligibility and Enrollment
  • Health Insurance
  • Navigation & Promotion
  • Referral Services

Breast Cancer

• Mammogram appointment scheduling
• Transportation to and from screenings
• Translation services
• Navigation services
• Culturally/ linguistically sensitive breast health education

AWC Initiates practices that reduce the mortality rate of breast cancer among African refugee and immigrant women in Georgia and parts of Africa.

Translation

AWC is proud to provide affordable, professional, high-quality expert language interpretation and translation services to our clients in non-governmental organizations, charities, and other service partners.

 

We have seasoned in-house specialists fluent in:

Arabic     Swahili      Amharic     Tigrinya      Somali      French       Oromo      Lingala

Kinyarwanda            Dinka

Our mission is to provide the highest quality service and reliability at the most affordable price. AWC will work with your organization directly to provide the best quality service in the most efficient way possible. Please contact us for a free quote for your specific project

Immigration

Greencard / Permanent Residence / Natulization / Citizenship

AWC provides referral services in low-cost legal counseling and representation in immigration matters. Our referral services include assisting families seeking to obtain, extend or retain lawful immigration status or citizenship in the United State.

Consultation / Preparation

  • Immigration consultation
  • Consultation for unaccompanied minors
  • Naturalization/Citizenship Application Preparation / Instruction
  • Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Application Preparation / Orientation

Applications

  • Applications for Citizenship
  • Trafficking, crime victim, and domestic violence-based immigration applications
  • Inadmissibility waiver applications

 

Other Assistance

  • Cancellation of removal
  • Adjustment of status
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Asylum
  • Family-based petitions