Women's Aid conducts a survey of our national network of services each year in order to ascertain the use of domestic violence services within England. View the results of the survey year by year.
Reports and research on refuges, and guidance on how to set up and run a refuge.
This guidance tool is for commissioners and all those involved in the commissioning and procurement and provision of services for victims/survivors of domestic violence. Its aim is to ensure that contracts are awarded to providers delivering high quality services that fully meet the needs of survivors and their children.
Power to Change is a practical guide to running support groups and self-help groups with victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Download our information pack, Procurement and tendering for domestic and sexual violence service providers, which aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the tendering process, and empower smaller service providers – such as Women’s Aid members – to feel more confident about the prospect of tendering.
Women experiencing domestic violence who are having difficulties with leaving home may find the questions and answers in this article relevant, for example, "I might need to get out of the house at night without any notice, what should I do?"
Women considering staying in a refuge may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation e.g. "can I stay in the location of my choice?"
As part of the Safeguarding Survivors and Services project, Women's Aid identifies the key funding challenges facing the domestic violence sector and makes recommendations to government.