What Narika does

Narika promotes women’s independence and economic empowerment by helping domestic violence survivors with advocacy, support, information, referrals, and education right here in the SF Bay Area.

Narika offers a confidential, toll-free Helpline. The Self Empowerment and Economic Development (SEED) program is a 12-week training program that fosters economic independence and self-reliance through education.

Narika is a part of the Anti Trafficking Collaborative of the Bay Area (ATC-BA) and provides culturally and linguistically specific case management services to victims of Human Trafficking.


Narika offers a toll-free and confidential helpline: 1-800-215-7308

We provide support and services in Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Sinhala, Tamil, Telegu and Urdu. Our trained and experienced advocates and volunteers provide culturally sensitive, non-judgemental and sympathetic support to women and children in abusive situations.

Support Services

Narika offers help, support, and referrals for domestic violence and trafficking victims in the areas of:Family Law


The South Asian Economic Empowerment and Development (SEED) Program is designed to enable women’s economic independence through workshops that promote personal and professional growth. The SEED Program provides a unique platform of opportunities to qualifying immigrant women, to develop skills that would enable them to move forward on a sustained path of self-sufficiency.

SEED is an integral part of Narika’s violence prevention and advocacy work in the community and is held in various locations around the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, El Sobrante, and Fremont) two to three times a year.

The program is offered in 12 week modules, each consisting of sessions in: