Ulster Orchestra

With the generous, long-term support of JTI, Women’s Aid ABCLN, Causeway Media Solutions and Ulster Orchestra have collaborated to produce a series of short films. Each is inspired and created by women living with domestic abuse to highlight the issues that pervade their lives. In My House In My House follows the deterioration of a…

Policy and Legislation

January 2021 Domestic Abuse and Family Proceeding Bill Women’s Aid ABCLN welcomes the Domestic Abuse and Family Proceeding Bill reaching the final stage before the Assembly. Victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse in Northern Ireland have awaited too long for coercive control to become an offence, We are behind the rest of the…

Safety Planning

A Safety Plan can help increase your safety if you are affected by domestic abuse and protect you and your children. Always keep your mobile phone with you. Make sure it is charged and you have credit if you need to call for help. Save important telephone numbers on your phone, so that you can…

Courses for Women

We provide personal development courses and group work for women affected by domestic abuse including Journey to Freedom, My Life My Choices and You & Me Mum. Journey To Freedom Everyone has the right to feel safe and live their lives free from abuse.This group provides you with the opportunity to meet with women who…

Reconnect

Reconnect Groups provides social activities and group work for women affected by domestic abuse. Reconnect offers women a friendly and welcoming atmosphere to relax and meet others, be supported, build confidence and move forward.  Activities include  getting out for a walk, visit to local coffee shop, talks with guest speakers and art & crafts. Reconnect aims…

Support in the Community

Community based staff work with women affected by domestic abuse to provide information, one to one support, practical help and group work. Floating Support Floating Support staff work with women to identify their individual needs and develop a support plan including: Safety Planning Housing Information Money Management Specialist Services Court Support Advocacy We provide information…

Emergency Accommodation

We provide emergency accommodation for women who are affected by domestic abuse in refuge and self-contained flats. Refuge is a safe place with specialised staff on hand to provide information, practical help and one-to-one support. Virginia House Virginia House is emergency accommodation available to women and children affected by domestic abuse. Recently refurbished, it includes…

Voices Groups

Voices Groups work with young people aged 12-18 to raise awareness about domestic abuse, provide support and give young people affected by domestic abuse a safe place to have their voices heard. Meet new people, have fun and take part in activities, group work and social outings Learn about healthy & unhealthy relationships and other…