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Survivors of Torture Program

Helping survivors of torture heal their wounds, restore their dignity, relieve the suffering of their families and assisting them in achieving successful integration into their community. 

Program Goals 

  • Refugees  

  • Asylum seekers  

  • Witnesses’ of war 

Program Services 

  • Individual, family, and group therapy  

  • Case management  

  • Psychiatric services  

  • Trauma-informed interventions  

  • Prevention groups  

  • Legal and immigration assistance  

  • Employment coordination  

  • Medical and pharmaceutical services coordination  

  • Hope House referrals 

Target Audience 

History of physical/emotional/mental or psychological torture experience by the individual or family member outside the United States by a person/entity or group that acted under the color of law.  

Asylum seekers  



Funding Source 

Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)  



Faten Jafer, LLMSW, BSW Coordinator of SOT