Kiran, Inc (Cary, NC)

1012 Oberlin Road
Suite 700
Raleigh, NC 27605
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 877.625.4726

Kiran, which means 'ray of light' in Hindi, serves and empowers South Asian victims of domestic violence in NC by helping them rebuild their lives and ending the cycle of violence. Although domestic violence is rarely talked about in South Asian communities, it is a rampant and preventable public health problem. Kiran is passionate about promoting healthy family relationships in South Asian communities and raising awareness on the prevalence of domestic violence in South Asian homes through outreach and advocacy. Kiran's core services comprise of a 24-hour free and confidential hotline, crisis counseling, legal advocacy, translation assistance, resource referrals, skills development and other culturally sensitive support services needed to meet the unique challenges of South Asian victims.