What We Provide

AATC provides: 

Comprehensive legal & social services, including:

  • Immigration Law

  • Family Law (Protective Orders, Child Custody, Divorce)

  •  Elder Abuse / Senior Law

  • Comprehensive Social Service Case Advocacy / Management

  • Safe & Confidential Emergency / Transitional Shelter   Language & culturally competent advocacy and services. Through the expansion of Asian Women’s Shelter’s Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM), staff and trained on-call language advocates respond to AATC clients who speak a wide range of languages, including:

Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Cambodian/Khmer, Farsi, Fukianese, French, Georgian, Gujarati, Hindi, Illocano, Indonesian, Japanese, Javanese, Kachi, Kannada, Korean, Lao, Mandarin, Mien, Mongolian, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telegu, Thai, Toisanese, Urdu, Vietnamese    Technical assistance and training on topics including:

  • Human Trafficking 101: Dynamics & Remedies

  • Human Trafficking Case Advocacy & Management

  • Safe, Confidential Shelter: Policies, Practices, and Considerations

  • Cultural Competency & Language Access

  • Basics of Interpretation & Working with Interpreters  

Among Our Accomplishments from 2006: 

  1. Establishment of a civil rights & remedies project to help victims pursue remedies and recover damages for the harms suffered as part of their forced labor situation; 

  1. Authoring of a pro-bono manual for attorneys in the private sector and conducting substantive trainings for Bay Area law firms interested in representing victims as part of API Legal Outreach’s Civil Rights & Remedies Project;

  1. Appointment of our anti-trafficking legal staff to the first
    California statewide anti-trafficking task force, the California Alliance to Combat Trafficking and Slavery Task Force;

  1. Membership on San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking; and

  1. Successful representation of over three dozen trafficked persons in obtaining immigration and other forms of relief in 2006.


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