1 in 4 women experience Domestic Violence in their lifetime

Rowan Draper.com

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Staffordshire Women’s Aid has been in operation since 1976 and offers specialist support, empowering victims/survivors to change their lives and plan for safer, healthier and independent futures. They are accessible 24 hours a day, every day, providing support and safe accommodation in the community and combat abuse through awareness raising, research and education.

Last year Staffordshire Women’s Aid responded to nearly 6,000 helpline calls, accommodated 90 women and over 150 children in refuges. Over 600 women accessed their community outreach specialist support for advice on housing, criminal and civil law, safety in addition to emotional support and counseling. Over 200 children and young people also accessed specialist support.

They can’t do this without support though. Supporting them helps to save lives, create safer futures for the women and children in our communities. This support makes a real difference to local people and their children living with, fleeing or recovering from the impact of domestic violence in…

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