The New Star Family Justice Center offers culturally competent domestic violence services to

immigrant women. Cultural competence is a process that involves responding to clients needs in

ways that recognize, value, and shows respect towards different cultures, languages, ethnic

backgrounds and religions. The staff, partners and volunteers of the New Star Family Justice

Center reflect the immigrant communities we serve. Among the many languages spoken are

Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and Spanish. Our “Recipes for Empowerment” program was developed in

response to the need for information and education about domestic violence for immigrant