Every other Friday, Belfast and Lisburn Women’s Aid run a drop-in service providing free, immediate and confidential access to legal, benefits, safety and housing advice and Women’s Aid services. One Stop Shop is open from 10am to 12noon at 30 Adelaide Park, Belfast on the following dates:

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 […]

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu Standing at 5,896m Kilimanjaro is not only Africa’s tallest mountain, it’s also the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Kilimanjaro is an extreme altitude trek standing at 19,342 feet with inclement weather, particularly at higher altitudes. Temperatures on the expedition may vary […]

From Nigeria to Newtownards – an equine journey to joyfulness Words by Aongus O’Keeffe, Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Branch | Safer Communities Directorate, Department of Justice Adele (not her real name), a young female from Nigeria was trafficked into the UK in 2022, undergoing unthinkable abuse and exploitation along the way. That is in the […]

Women in Media Belfast partner with Belfast & Lisburn Women’s Aid We at Belfast & Lisburn Women’s Aid are delighted that Women in Media Belfast have chosen to partner with us to raise awareness of our services and raise funds for our children and young people. Watch renowned journalist Amanda Ferguson (1/3 of Women in […]

Belfast & Lisburn Women’s Aid re-launches One-Stop-Shop We are delighted to announce that as of Friday 2nd September 2022, our ‘One-Stop-Shop’ has re-launched. What is the One-Stop-Shop? It is a free multi-agency drop-in service providing free, immediate and confidential access to legal, benefits, safety and housing advice, plus Women’s Aid services. It is for women […]

OR… Text TRAVEL TO 70470 to donate £10 Texts will cost the donation amount plus one standard network rate message. Summer Fundraiser: Children & Young People’s Services 1 in 7 children under the age of 18 have lived with domestic abuse and in Northern Ireland the PSNI are responding to a domestic abuse incident every […]

“It’s My Life Now” – Reaching Out to Older Women Experiencing Domestic Abuse As we embrace World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15th June, we are reaching out to older women experiencing domestic abuse that support is available and it is never too late to seek help and support. We often hear that older women […]

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 […]

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