November 30, 2021

Take Action: Help for Afghanistan and Afghan community

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Because the occasions in Afghanistan proceed to unfold, we all know our communities are hurting and trying for a means to assist help the individuals caught within the crossfire. Under you will see that nationwide and native vetted sources the place you’ll be able to assist Take Motion or get help for you or for relations.

RESOURCES FOR AFGHAN CITIZENS:
Afghanistan Evacuation and Immigration Sources
The workplace of United States Senator Alex Padilla has compiled a listing of hyperlinks for individuals seeking to assist relations, or for these at the moment in Afghanistan.

You can too discover a type for assist with repatriation from Kabul under:

  • U.S. Embassy Kabul Repatriation Help Request 2021
  • Aisha Wahab – Hayward Mayor Professional Tempore
    Hayward Mayor Professional Tempore Aisha Wahab has supplied community sources to assist the Afghan communities.

  • Afghan Aid and Help
  • Afghanistan Emergency Fund is responding to the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and the pressing want to assist journalists, legal professionals, and different academics-especially women-flee the nation:

    Household Hyperlink – American Pink Cross
    American Pink Cross helps to find family members who’ve been impacted by the present occasions in Afghanistan, by way of our Restoring Household Hyperlinks program. To be taught extra, go to the Restoring Household Hyperlinks web site. Extra psychological well being help can also be obtainable, and we encourage individuals to succeed in out to the free 24/7 Catastrophe Misery Helpline through telephone or textual content (1-800-985-5990).
    Restoring Household Hyperlinks – Residence

    HOW TO HELP:
    Under you will see that native sources from organizations giving help to the individuals in Afghanistan. This record shall be up to date with extra sources.

    VETERAN ASSISTANCE:
    Under you will see that sources which might be supplied to assist veterans that suffer from PTSD or who could also be going by way of a disaster.
    The Veterans Disaster Line
    Connects veterans in disaster and their households and buddies with certified, caring Division of Veterans Affairs responders by way of a confidential toll-free hotline, on-line chat, or textual content.
    Veterans Disaster Line on-line chat
    Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 and press #1

    Ship textual content messages to 838255 to obtain confidential help 24/7, 12 months a 12 months.

    AboutFace – A Program of the Nationwide Heart for PTSD
    On AboutFace, you’ll be able to find out about PTSD and therapy from individuals who have been there. Within the movies on this web site, you’ll be able to hear actual tales from Veterans and their relations, and get recommendation from VA clinicians who’ve handled 1000’s of Veterans with PTSD.

    The Nationwide Heart for PTSD
    They’re devoted to analysis and training on trauma and PTSD. They work to guarantee that the most recent analysis findings assist these uncovered to trauma.

    PTSD Packages record for California
    All VA Medical Facilities provide PTSD therapy, even when there isn’t a particular PTSD program. Contact your native VA Medical Heart and ask for the Psychological Well being clinic. Many Vet Facilities and VA Community Primarily based Outpatient Clinics additionally provide PTSD therapy.

    You will discover extra Veteran Help Sources right here.

    Click on right here for a take a look at learn how to Take Motion the place you reside.