Pro-bono Services

Whether in the homeland or the diaspora community, Uyghurs are struggling to cope with extreme mental stress, anxiety, grief, and trauma. It takes a toll on our daily lives. But we do not need to deal with it on our own. There is a community of wellness professionals who want to stand in solidarity with us. 

The Uyghur Wellness Initiative is supported by passionate, caring wellness professionals around the US who are eager to assist Uyghurs amidst this crisis.

If you are interested in volunteering your pro bono services, please fill out this form:

If you know of anyone suffering from stress, despair, and grief, there are trained professionals who can meet privately with them to provide help, at low cost or no cost. Your name, and the name of the person asking for help, will be kept 100% confidential. You can ask about this in several ways

Email the Uyghur Wellness Initiative at All names will be kept confidential. 

In Northern Virginia, call the Northern Virginia Family Service Multicultural Center at 571-748-2818 or email

In Northern Virginia, you can also contact the Heart Leaf Center at or 703-397-8163.  They provide support for parents, kids, teenagers, and families.  

In Maryland, contact the Pro Bono Counseling Project of Maryland at 410-825-1001