A Welcoming Community

We are dedicated to providing a safe haven and support services for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence.

Awareness and Prevention

Our organization is committed to education and outreach, raising awareness about domestic violence, and fostering violence prevention.

Help Centers

AP counseling and treatment

AP counseling and treatment

AP Counseling and Treatment Centers
Resources

Resources

Asian Pacific Family Center
Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
APA Dispute Resolution Center

APA Dispute Resolution Center

Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
South Asian Center

South Asian Center

South Asian Network
Center for the Pacific Asian Family

Center for the Pacific Asian Family

Center for the Pacific Asian Family
Korean American Family Service Center

Korean American Family Service Center

Korean American Family Service Center
Little Tokyo Service Center

Little Tokyo Service Center

Little Tokyo Service Center
JACCC

JACCC

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
Asian Youth Center

Asian Youth Center

Asian Youth Center
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APWC MISSION STATEMENT


Our mission is to provide an environment that is sensitive to domestic violence survivors and their families, as they acquire the necessary skills and personal strength for self-sufficiency and violence-free lives.

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API Americans Awareness


1/3 of all API Americans live in California, with a large concentration in Los Angeles. 41% to 60% of Asian women report experiencing physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime,...

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


APWC is privileged to have a team of talented and dedicated volunteers and interns that includes, MFT students, credentialed teachers, certified yoga instructors, and professional musicians.

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Ivy Terrace Permanent Housing Program

In 2010 APWC accepted applications for the Ivy Terrace Permanent Housing Program.  The Terrace Housing Program consists of 52 affordable housing units all devoted to low income families.  APWC partnered with Abode Communities to reserve 15 units within the 52-unit development for domestic violence survivors coming from transitional shelters throughout LA county.

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Community Education and Empowerment Program

Provides the community in the San Gabriel Valley with the following: A multilingual and multicultural supporting environment to access supportive services such as case management; counseling and counselor referrals, community resources information and referrals; and legal, medical, and public benefits advocacy.

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Domestic Violence Transitional Shelter

Provides domestic violence victims and their children with the following:

A confidential, private, and individual apartment units with computer and internet access for 18 months staying which can accommodate a maximum of 6 families (24 individuals) at any given time.

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News & Events

    • 8/4: APWC Receives $15,000 from Blue Shield of California Foundation Read More
    • 8/1: Our 2014 Summer Peer Mentorship Program Read More
    • Our 12th Annual Metamorphosis Gala was a success! Read More
  • Announcing our 2014 Gala Honorees! Click Here
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Qiu Foggarty. Click Here
  • 4/5: ProSearch Hollywood Half Marathon Fundraiser, over 10K raised! Click Here

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We apologize for any inconvenience!

Breaking The Cycle

APWC Familiy Advocate Michelle Baek

Esther and her two-year-old son joined the Asian Pacific Women’s Center (APWC) transitional housing program in March 2012. They escaped from a detrimental environment of chronic abuse and were referred to APWC

A Survivor's Journey

Before I came to live at the shelter, I had a serious psychiatric problem. I couldn’t sleep at night and felt a lot of anxiety during the day. My mind sometimes imagined things, and I was afraid of men. Often times I cried alone and

Shelter Application

Follow the link below to download applications for APWC's transitional shelter program.