Here at Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid, we have a wide variety of staff who work across our teams in various job roles. Each woman who works with us contributes invaluably to the organisation, enabling us to provide support and guidance to women, children and young people when they need us most. With our ‘Day […]

Maternal mental health week Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week was founded six years ago by the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership. The aim of this campaign is to discuss and raise awareness of maternal mental health and signpost mothers who are experiencing or have experienced mental ill health to support services. This year, the overall theme […]

Here at Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid, we have a wide variety of staff who work across our teams in various job roles. Each woman who works with us contributes invaluably to the organisation, enabling us to provide support and guidance to women, children and young people when they need us most. With our ‘Day […]

Counselling and domestic abuse People attend counselling for various reasons. In society, one of the common problems that we are facing is domestic abuse. But these days more people are coming forward to speak about domestic abuse. Very often the victims are women and the abusers are partners or ex-partners. We provide various services to […]

From January 2021 until December 2021 there were a total of 20,827 domestic abuse crimes recorded by the Police Service of Northern Ireland throughout the whole of Northern Ireland, this was a total increase of around 9% compared to previous years. In Belfast City alone, there were a total of 13,773 incidents and crimes recorded […]

Here at Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid, we have a wide variety of staff who work across our teams in various job roles. Each woman who works with us contributes invaluably to the organisation, enabling us to provide support and guidance to women, children and young people when they need us most. With our ‘Day […]

Here at Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid, we have a wide variety of staff who work across our teams in various job roles. Each woman who works with us contributes invaluably to the organisation, enabling us to provide support and guidance to women, children and young people when they need us most. With our ‘Day […]

What is financial abuse? According to the Belfast Area Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Partnership, the definition of financial abuse is “a means of controlling a person’s money and resources with the intention of increasing their dependency on the other person”. This essentially means that perpetrators of financial abuse don’t simply want money, but […]

#SpotlightOn domestic abuse 2021 campaign At the start of 2021 we launched an online campaign to raise awareness of the many different forms domestic abuse can take. This campaign, named #SpotlightOn, focussed on a different form of abuse each month in order to inform and educate our audience, including women currently experiencing abuse. By utilising […]

Homelessness Awareness Week Northern Ireland begins today, Monday 6th December 2021… Homelessness and domestic abuse are intrinsically linked; when a woman leaves an abusive relationship, she often has nowhere to go. This is particularly true of women with few resources. Lack of affordable housing and long waiting lists for social housing mean that many women […]

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