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Frequently Asked Questions

What services does ASHA for Women provide to seniors?

ASHA for Women currently provides referrals to appropriate county and state services which have programs in place to assist you regarding all aspects of elder care,including benefits and services available.

 

Will I be charged for using ASHA for Women’s services?

ASHA for Women does not charge a fee for their services. Our helpline numbers are toll-free, and volunteers are available to assist you.

 

Will my information be confidential?

Yes. ASHA for Women has a strict confidentiality policy. All calls and correspondence are kept private. We do not share information about you with anyone.  If necessary, we may do so to advocate on your behalf with other individuals or agencies.  We will do that only after receiving written consent from you.

 

If I call ASHA for Women will I be obligated to follow through with their given advice?

No. ASHA for Women will provide you with referrals to programs or services you may be eligible for. It is up to you to make any further inquiries and follow through with applying for or acquiring services.

 

Does ASHA for Women only help women?

ASHA for Women has two programs, Domestic Violence and Senior Services. Our Senior Services Program works with men and women. Our Domestic Violence Program is for women and their children.

 

Why don’t you change your organizations name?

Over the past 30 years ASHA for Women has become ourwell-established identity.We don’t want to confuse our clients and contacts by changing our name.

 

Is ASHA for Women a reputable organization?

ASHA for Women is a 501 3c non-profit organization. We have been helping women in the D.C. Metro area overcome issues of domestic violence and abuse for over 30 years. We are part of United Way of the National Capital Area and CFC.  We also earned the highest level of recognition on GuideStar, demonstrating its commitment to transparency.

 

If I require a lawyer will ASHA for Women pay my attorney’s fees?

We do not pay for legal fees but will refer you to county and state programs that may be able to help. We can also refer you to 3 lawyers in the community, some of whom may have expertise in elder services.

 

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