Hull Women’s Aid (HWA) is the sole provider of safe and secure refuge accommodation on the north bank of the Humber for women and children fleeing domestic violence.
HWA supports women and children who are experiencing/fleeing domestic violence/abuse, by providing temporary accommodation, telephone and direct advice and individual support to any woman who requests it. We work with partner organisations to improve the quality of life for women and children who are living with/fleeing domestic violence. We also provide a Floating Support Service which offers a tenancy support service to vulnerable women and children, who have experienced domestic violence to improve their ability to live independently and free from abuse in their own tenancies.
What we can offer
We are committed to ensuring that current and potential service users, will not be discriminated against on the grounds of social circumstances or background, gender, race, colour, ethnic origin, disability, sexually, age or religion.
Messages of thanks from women that have stayed at the Refuge:
"You always went out of your way, gave advice, support, shoulder to cry on, some of this in your own time. I really appreciate all you did for my child, giving me support and advice. If there were more people like you the world would be a better place."
"Just wanted to say thank you for all the help, kind words and support I have had from you all during my stay here, you have helped me so much and given me the strength to now start 'the rest of my life' and I don't know what I would have done without you all."
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