Women in Need

AAIWO is an organization that is committed to helping women in need. Our Helpline phone number provides women in crisis free professional help from qualified consultants.

Calls are received from women in situations of domestic abuse, or women confused about immigration status or career changes. They receive information about their options and rights, which helps them to make decisions about their lives and future. All calls and information obtained is strictly confidential.


Stop Domestic Violence in our Communities!!!

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or is being subjected to abusive tactics of power control, call AAIWO's Help Line at 440-218-6965. Someone will get in touch with you within 24 hours. Your call is strictly confidential.

Helpline can provide callers with free professional help and further redirect them to resources available through state and private agencies. Helpline has a broad network of volunteers who provide the support and help necessary to make this possible.

For a list of organizations that can assist you, please check the Resources page.

SAHELI-The Single Women's Group

"The best protection any woman can have is ... courage."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Monthly events are held in various parts of Cleveland. Join Meetup to receive event notices:
The Single Women's Group called Saheli is a support network which aims to:
  • Welcome and include all single women, whether divorced, widowed or single by choice
  • Organize social outings and get togethers for single women
  • Establish a support group for single women
  • Help Women in need
  • Make contributions to the local society thereby enhancing the image of Asian Indian Women in America
  • Scholarships

    A dedicated group of women raised funds to help and assistance to our community women. These funds are managed by the Cleveland Foundation. Each year scholarship are awarded based on guidelines established by AAIWO

  • Selection of the awardees is done jointly by the AAIWO Scholarship Committee and the Cleveland Foundation.

  • Scholarship for Youth:
  • AAIWO awards need based scholarships to graduating high school seniors of Indian origin, who want to go to school to improve on their skills and seek good paying jobs.
  • Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $500 each, though in some cases the amount may vary
  • Awardees must be children of Asian Indian Descent
  • Scholarships are need based
  • Scholarships are awarded to further education or training of awardees

  • Scholarship for Women:

    A needs based scholarship for victims of domestic violence and displaced Homemakers who need to improve their skills to gain financial stability.

  • Community Service Grant

  • Scholarships to be granted every calendar year in May.

    For more details and to submit your application, visit


    From this page, select “How to Apply” and follow the directions.