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24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline

Open to all women and men affected by domestic and sexual violence

0808 802 1414

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.

About Us

Women’s Aid is the lead agency in tackling domestic/sexual violence and abuse and seeks through its work to promote health and non-abusive relationships.

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Domestic Violence

Don’t ignore the warning signs!  It helps when people are able to recognise the symptoms of an unhealthy relationship.

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Get Help

Domestic/sexual abuse is wrong and is a serious crime-Don’t suffer it!  Get in touch to talk with our support team who will listen to, support you and guide you in the way forward.

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Women's Aid - Home

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.

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