West Lancashire Women's Refuge Ltd

West Lancashire Women's Refuge Ltd

Charity information

West Lancashire Women's Refuge Ltd

(i) Providing support for those women who have been victims or are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual, financial harm or abuse.
(ii) Providing support for those men who have been victims or are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual, financial harm or abuse.
(iii) Providing support for those children who have been victims or who are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual harm or abuse.
(iv) Providing hostel accommodation only to such women and their children and by any other such means as shall further the objects of the Company.
(v) Assisting and encouraging such women and their children to identify their future needs, aspirations and intentions and to provide support.
(vi) The Liberty Centre will work with those people identified above including vulnerable families, empowering the lives of women, men and children to build confidence, self-esteem to improve and change their lives. This will be achieved by:
a) Tackling problems related to domestic violence, mental health, homelessness, substance misuse, debt, isolation and exclusion, and offending behaviours.
b) Operating with experienced, qualified and professional staff who will work with all vulnerable families and service users to achieve safer and more positive lifestyles.

Founded 1988

  • Mission statement

    We provide refuge/information to women/children who have/are suffering from domestic violence.
    We have accommodation for 9 families at any one time in our hostel. Our services include floating support service, drop in for information centre based in Ormskirk, counselling service, IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, supports women who are high risk) plus 24 hr freephone helpline no 0808 100 3062

  • Aims

    West Lancashire Women's Refuge Ltd aims to:

    • (i) Providing support for those women who have been victims or are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual, financial harm or abuse.
    • (ii) Providing support for those men who have been victims or are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual, financial harm or abuse.
    • (iii) Providing support for those children who have been victims or who are likely to be victims of violence, including those who have suffered or are likely to suffer physical emotional, sexual harm or abuse.
    • (iv) Providing hostel accommodation only to such women and their children and by any other such means as shall further the objects of the Company.
    • (v) Assisting and encouraging such women and their children to identify their future needs, aspirations and intentions and to provide support.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1988

    Registered Charity Number: 1101025

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 01695 50600

    Address: P.O.Box 16 Glebe Road Skelmersdale WN8 6XZ

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