Awards Received

  • 2014 OCA Civil Rights Social Justice Award
  • 2011 Community Service Award
  • 2011 Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Allied Professional Award
  • 2009 Top Food and Shelter Award
  • 2009 Future 5 Award (Outstanding Non-profit – Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce)
  • 2008 Asian Bar Association of Sacramento Community Service Award
  • 2008 Soroptimists of South Sacramento Award
  • 2007 Philippine Fiesta Community Best Award
  • 2007 Uplifting Human Values Awards
  • 2006 Sacramento Housing Alliance Award

What We’ve Accomplished

Our 6-bed Safe Haven shelter opened in 2003. In ten years, we have:

  • With support from the California-Office of Emergency Services and WEAVE, Inc. My Sister’s House will be operating a 6 bed shelter focused upon massage parlor and brothel trafficked victims which we are calling the “Lotus House.”
  • Provided more than 23,900 bed nights of shelter to Asian & Pacific Islander women and children;
  • Responded to over 10,500 calls to our 24-hour multilingual Help Line;
  • Served more than 1,900 domestic violence survivors of all ethnicities in our award-winning Women to Work program
  • Legal assistance to more than 600 clients
  • Made more than 700 presentations on domestic violence and human trafficking to local school, businesses, organizations, and places of worship and participated in more than 150 community fairs, educating more than 20,000 people about domestic violence and human trafficking;
  • Hosted eleven annual conferences to train over 500 service providers from communities across the Central Valley on cultural competency and working with battered immigrant women