Her Safety is a community based nonprofit organization that works with immigrant communities in Maine who are faced with many challenges in adopting to their new environment. The organizations Maine goal is to protect women of all ages from Gender based violence including domestic violence, sexual violence and sexual trafficking. To create awareness about this violent criminal activities the organization also provides education and outreach about this topics in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner and in mostly spoken languages in Maine.
Amina Hassan grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and moved to Maine in 2010.
She graduated from Lewiston High School in 2014 and received her bachelor’s degree in SBS in counseling from the University of southern Maine. She had worked with Lewiston and Auburn communities over a decade as a case manager, interpreter and provided advocacy for women and children. Amina founded Her Safety Net, a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and wellbeing services for women of all ages and youth. Amina is planning to pursue her master’s in social work in the coming fall. She is currently serving on the Board of Director of AK Health and Social Services as the Vice President. Amina is also serving as the Chair of the AK collaborative which is a group of immigrant lead non profit organizations that collaborate to serve immigrants, refugees and BIPOC communities in Maine.
Our Mission is to provide advocacy for women of all ages including immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers and BIPOC communities. while our focus is to uplift and support women we also focus on the health and well-being of all disadvantaged and marginalized communities.
We strive to create opportunities for women of all ages and connect them to support services.
We deliver programs that contribute to the personal and professional, health and economic development of our women, meeting their needs at the right time in the right way.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
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