We Are Women's Aid

About Us

Women’s Aid is the lead voluntary organisation in Northern Ireland addressing domestic abuse and providing specialist services and support to women and children.

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Domestic Abuse

Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse as the intentional and persistent physical or emotional abuse of a woman, or of a woman and her children in a way that causes pain, distress or injury.

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Get Help

Women’s Aid ABCLN provides confidential support, information and emergency accommodation for women and children who are affected by domestic abuse.

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You Are Not Alone

Emergency Accommodation

We provide emergency accommodation for women and children affected by domestic abuse in refuge and self-contained flats.

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Support In the Community

We provide one to one support, practical help and group work for women affected by domestic abuse across Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey.

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Safety Planning

We know home is not a safe place for everyone. If you are affected by domestic abuse you can take steps to help keep you and your children safe.

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Family First

We provide early intervention and support for mums and children experiencing domestic abuse in the family home.

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Children

We provide one to one emotional and therapeutic support for children and young people affected by domestic abuse.

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Young People

We provide healthy relationships education, support and group work for young people.

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You Can Support Us

With over 8,000 incidents of domestic abuse reported during lockdown, We need your support NOW more than ever to help women and children living with violence and abuse.
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Working To End Domestic Abuse

White Ribbon 30 Years

Make the White Ribbon pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.

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Become A Safe Place

Learn how your organisation can become a Safe Place for anyone affected by domestic abuse.

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Make A Cuppa

Make A Cuppa for Women’s Aid ABCLN to help raise awareness and vital funds for domestic abuse.

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Family First

Family First provides early intervention and support for mums and children affected by domestic abuse in the family home.

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White Ribbon 30 Years

Our White Ribbon campaign focuses on building a community response to domestic abuse.

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Walk A Mile

Walk A Mile for Women’s Aid ABCLN to help raise awareness and vital funds for domestic abuse.

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