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Charity information


WHAG work with and support women, children and men fleeing and experiencing domestic abuse (DA) and vulnerable homeless women in North West England.
We work with clients 1:1, in groups in accommodation and in the community.
We work to ensure those that have experienced DA can lead safe lives not live in fear.
We deliver DA and tenancy ready programmes.
We work to raise the issues surrounding DA and homelessness and to look how these issues can be prevented. Working in schools raising awareness

Founded 1981

  • Mission statement

    To support and empower women,children and men experiencing and fleeing domestic abuse and vulnerable homeless women

  • Aims

    WHAG aims to:

    • Reduce homelessness, DA and housing breakdown. Working with children and young people looking at healthy relationships, what they look like and what we should expect of relationships ,intimate and non
    • Empower all vulnerable women and men who are experiencing DA. Working with adults to increase self confidence and self worth. Developing skills to support into volunteering,training,education and work
    • Be able to develop the organisation that is responsive to local need. Working with local communities to look at provision to ensure it meets their needs and encourage client and input into the service
  • Overview

    Established: September 1981

    Registered Charity Number: 1081032

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 17

    Part time staff: 19

    Volunteers: 24

    Phone number: 01706 718180

    Address: 679 Manchester Road, Castleton OL11 3AA

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