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Women's Aid in Luton

Women's Aid in Luton

Charity information

Women's Aid in Luton

Women's Aid in Luton provides advice, support and temporary safe accommodation for women and their children who are experiencing or fleeing domestic violence.

Founded 1972

  • Mission statement

    “Everyone has the right to live in safety without fear or abuse”

  • Aims

    Women's Aid in Luton aims to:

    • ? To continue and extend the service we offer outside the refuge. ? To fundraise to improve the services we offer to women and children
    • ? To inform, train, liaise and advise statutory and voluntary organisations on issues affecting women and children as a result of domestic violence and sexual abuse. ? To continue our commitment and support to multi-agency working.
    • ? To recognise and care for the overall needs of children in the refuge. ? To promote the needs of women and children in relation to domestic violence and sexual abuse and to work with statutory and voluntary agencies to address and meet those needs.
    • ? To be committed to the principle of self-help and self-determination by encouraging women to make their own decisions and determine their own future by providing practical help, information, encouragement and support and creating opportunities for the women to develop ,their potential.
    • ? To establish contacts and networks with other agencies/organisations where appropriate.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1972

    Registered Charity Number: 268265

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 9

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 01582 876636

    Address: 33 Park Street West LUTON LU1 3BE

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website