Domestic Violence is defined as ,“Threatening, controlling, coercive behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, virtual, physical, verbal, sexual, financial or emotional) inflicted on anyone (irrespective of age, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any form of disability) by a current or former intimate partner or family member.” Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland: A Seven Year Strategy.
Evidence Based Impact:
For every £1 invested in WAAD, we return £23 in Social Return on that investment.
Brief snapshot of Women’s Aid Armagh Down:
The vast area we cover is serviced by two full time resource centres, one in Newry, one in Portadown and a smaller centre in Armagh which operates on a part time basis. Outreach services are also provided in the Warrenpoint and Kilkeel areas. We provide crisis accommodation in our Newry based refuge.