Every survivor at Sanar receives a customized wellness package as a part of their Resiliency Scholarship. Click Here to Learn More

Sanar works with national and global communities to ensure they have the necessary  tools to build trauma-informed responses. Learn More Here

Sanar works with national and global communities to ensure they have the necessary  tools to build trauma-informed responses. Learn More Here

Sanar is committed to providing nurturing services that support survivors in fostering resilience & meeting their full potential.   Learn More About our Service Values

Sanar is committed to providing nurturing services that support survivors in fostering resilience & meeting their full potential.  
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Welcome to the Sanar Wellness Institute

The Sanar Wellness provides transformational healing services to survivors of human trafficking, and individuals vulnerable to exploitation, while equipping communities with the necessary tools to create trauma-informed responses.  

Sanar, meaning “to heal” in Spanish, is one of the first agencies to move beyond crisis interventions and focus on long-term healing. Services not only support survivors in processing trauma, but strive to prevent future incidences of violence through evidence-based practices. 

Our Resiliency Initiative offers scholarship-based holistic wellness services to survivors of gender-based violence including:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Sexual Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Individuals who have been marginalized based on LGBTQIIA identification or expression.  

Sanar supports survivors in a nurturing and safe space with services designed to help each individual move beyond surviving to a life that is truly thriving.


Sanar is also committed to increasing trauma-informed services, systems, and institutions in the United States and throughout the world.  Through our Training and Education programs, we work to support communities through a variety of customized initiatives. 

Sanar is currently focusing on the expansion of trauma-informed responses in human trafficking hot spot regions including the Americas, Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. 

Please contact us for more information on services or referrals for wellness programs for survivors of gender-based violence. 

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Neuroscience research shows that the only way we can change the way we feel is by becoming aware of our inner experience and learning to befriend what is going inside ourselves.
— Bessel A. van der Kolk