Humraaz Refuge

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Provision of:

  • temporary, secure refuge accommodation for women and their children who have left their homes due to domestic abuse. We want you to feel safe in the refuge in a homely environment. You will share the house with up to two other families. You will have your own bedroom
  • 24 hour CCTV and on call staff around the clock
  • emotional and practical support to women within the refuge
  • advice and information to BME women suffering from domestic abuse
  • a confidential service
  • key worker system and service user led support planning
  • 24 hour emergency on call telephone support to women in the refuge
  • advocacy
  • access to community projects
  • support to women whether they decide to return to their partner with appropriate safety planning with consultation with other agencies or settle independently
  • professional and friendly staff, proficient in Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati and English
  • outreach support to women and their children who have left the refuge

 

Educational Activities include

Positive parenting

Confidence building

Basic English / Numeracy and IT skills

Budgeting

Health awareness

Life Skills

Therapeutic sessions

Educational excursions

Various types of craft sessions

 

Humraaz does not have the resources to accept women where the following circumstances apply:

 

Drug or alcohol dependency

In need of high level support due to mental health issues

With a history of violence, arson and/or other serious offences.

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