What is the trafficking project? We are currently contracted by the Department of Justice to provide support to potential female adult victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland upon signing into the National Referral Mechanism (NRM). We are committed to providing and maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all women and children using our […]

Firstly, the women, children and team of Belfast & Lisburn Women’s Aid thank you for considering donating your £100.00 High Street Voucher to us. Unfortunately, you are unable to donate the voucher directly to us, however if you would still like to donate there are ways to do so. Option 1: It is currently unclear […]

A new advocacy service offering impartial and practical support for victims of sexual and domestic abuse has been welcomed by Justice Minister Naomi Long.

Older women and domestic abuse As we begin to emerge from Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, the team here at Belfast & Lisburn Women’s Aid want to assure women of all ages that we are here to support them in the way that suits them best and that they are most comfortable with. We know that […]

Now that we’re well into May, we thought it was about time we gave an update about our #10KbyMay campaign. If you’re not aware, the campaign was launched by us back in January, with the aim to raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on women and children in Northern Ireland, as well as […]

This year’s International Women’s Day looks quite different from last year’s, doesn’t it! Remember how carefree and not-socially-distanced we were able to be? To say that it’s been an incredibly difficult year for most would be an understatement, and we could go into detail, but by now we’ve all heard the words ‘unprecedented’ and ‘new […]

What is 10K by May? 10K by May is an awareness and fundraising campaign led by the team from Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on women and their children, as well as to raise awareness of what we do here […]

Last year, we supported 72 women ages 60 and over. MANY MORE are suffering in silence. Media reports have highlighted a surge in domestic abuse incidents on women and children but many older women are also at significant risk, with lockdown restrictions exacerbating this. There are many barriers to older women seeking help. We know […]

We are delighted to launch a NEW web chat service for women suffering domestic and sexual abuse. ~ UPDATE 8th January 2021 ~ The Web Chat service is now available 9am until 4pm Monday to Friday, with a break daily between 1pm and 2pm. The Web Chat will allow women to access immediate support and […]

The current lockdown is a challenging time of many of us. For children and young people, it can be particularly daunting. Which is why our expert Children & Young Person Workers have compiled this information and resource page we hope mums, children and young people find useful.   Children Under 5s (and mums!)  Mums, Covid […]

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