Welcome to ASTT

We Heal
  • We Heal

  • ASTT uses a strengths-based model, understanding that every individual has the inherent capacity to transform his or her own life.

We Educate
  • We Educate

  • ASTT trains professionals in the fields of health, social services, law and education about the needs of torture survivors.

We Partner
  • We Partner

  • ASTT connects its clients to a network of over 75 community resources and partners.

You Make It Happen
  • You Make It Happen

  • If you don’t think you can make a difference, think again. You can.

Latest News

  • Dear Friends and Supporters of ASTT, The Board of Directors of Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma is saddened to announce the closure of the organization on April 30, 2015.  Starting in 1995 with a small group of people meeting once a month in Fells Point in Baltimore for breakfast, th[...]
  • The Team of Strength came together for a wonderful dinner to meet, enjoy good food and each other's company and to share in the thrill of the upcoming race! A great time was had by all! We are looking forward to a successful race this March, 14th! Please go to the link provided to offer support. htt[...]
  • A collective team of elite client runners as well as staff, board members, partnering professionals and supporters are joining together in a show of solidarity for our survivors and to make the DC Rock and Roll Marathon an event to remember! Please support our team by donating to the link provided! [...]