Project information

Womens in Crisis at Christmas

To fund our helpline and drop in service for woman and families suffering from Domestic Abuse over the Christmas and New Year Period.

December 2013 - January 2014

Charity information

SOS Domestic Abuse Projects

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  • Need


    Women and Families suffer Domestic Violence over the Christmas and New Year break and cannot access services and support.


    Providing crisis drop in sessions and crisis telephone helpline to be manned over the Christmas and New Year breaks.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To ensure that any woman who needs our help over the Christmas and New Year break receives out help.


    » Provision of our manned telephone helpline Provision of our crisis drop in service sessions

    Monitoring the numbers of women and families using the service.

  • Impact


    This is a short term focused project to provide additional funding for a high demand time of year. We hope to provide assistance at the right time to bring about support for the persons involved in their futures.


    Reduced internet connectivity - causing our phones to lose service.

    To counteract this we have a non internet line installed as well as new equipment being introduced to ensure connectivity.


    We will email all donors with the difference the project bought about.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £4,100

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,500 Staffing Staff time for manning helplines and crisis
      £350 Volunteers Volunteers expenses for attendance
      £1,000 Running Costs Running costs of the facility
      £250 Expenses Reimbursement of women expenses to gain help
  • Background


    Westcliff on Sea, Essex.

    Coverage from all over local area


    Women and families who are suffering Domestic Violence

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the leading provider in the local area, with accessible services.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Sarah Swain

    Crisis Service Manager