Hull Women's Aid (HWA)
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. The work with partner organisations to improve the quality of life for women and children who are living with/fleeing domestic violence. They 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.
Hull Women's Aid was established in 1975 by a group of women that recognised the need to provide help and support in a secure environment for women and children that are victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
HWA offers safe accommodation, advice and support for women and children that are fleeing domestic abuse; floating support for women and children that have moved out of refuge accommodation and need ongoing support until they can live safely and independently; outreach support for children and young people up to the age of 25.
HWA is 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.See more