We are delighted to announce that our Annual Conference will return this year following a hiatus in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference will take place at the Titanic Conference Centre in the Andrews Gallery on Friday 13th May. Our three main objectives for this year’s conference are: To emphasise that urgent action […]

Join our #10KbyMay 2022 challenge! What is the 10K by May challenge? 10K by May is an awareness and fundraising campaign led by the team here at Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the impact and types of domestic abuse on women, children and young people, […]

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 […]

A project which captured the lived experience of domestic abuse survivors in Northern Ireland The ‘Hear Her Voice’ project captured the lived experiences of survivors of domestic abuse, through focus groups with women engaged in the eight Women’s Aid groups across Northern Ireland. Survivors shared their stories of domestic abuse and its lasting impact on […]

Silent Night…Violent Night Domestic abuse makes Christmas the most dangerous time of year for many women and children. Can you imagine all the excitement and magic of Christmas being crushed by the fear and worry of how your abuser is going to act? Imagine trying to put on a brave face for your children and […]

26th October 2021: Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid have today launched a powerful animation which depicts and articulates the real-life experiences of children living with domestic violence and abuse in Northern Ireland over the past 18 months.  The animation, which was funded by Belfast City Council, comes off the back of stark headlines from the release of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for […]

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 […]

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