Are you a torture survivor, or know one?

You are not alone. We’re here to help. We’re a healing resource to survivors of torture and their families without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or economic or legal status.

Our Mission

Facilitate the healing of torture and persecution survivors and their families.

What We Do

Survivors International provides free psychosocial and psychological support to adult survivors of persecution and torture who reside in San Francisco. Our team works at the intersection of human rights advocacy and mental health to help immigrant survivors of severe traumas feel as healthy and safe as possible.

How We Help

Our multilingual and multicultural team offers free psychotherapy and case management support. We offer services in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Hindi and, with the support of our trained interpreters, in many other languages, including Arabic, Russian, Cantonese, Mongolian, and Tigrinya.

We also provide free psychological evaluations for asylum cases. Please click this link to submit a referral.


Services are tailored to meet individual needs and include crisis intervention, individual and family therapy, groups, home visits, and coordination with other providers.


Services include medication evaluation and management, and regular follow-up by a psychiatrist.

Asylum Support

We provide pro-bono psychological evaluations conducted by expert clinicians for asylum cases. If you are an attorney or a legal representative, please submit your referral here.

Case Management Services

Case management services address emergency needs for our clients, such as food, clothing, and housing.