I work with survivors

Does your organisation provide specialist, direct domestic abuse services to women and children? Membership is available to you.

Members of Women’s Aid are eligible for:

  • Rail to Refuge
  • Routes to Support discount
  • Discounted rates at the National Training Centre
  • Sustainability Support
  • Grants and bursaries

If you work with survivors, we have a wealth of information, training and support available.

All of our members are integral to our work, and your support enables us to use our expertise, knowledge and influence to raise the status of women to a level where violence against them is no longer legitimised or tolerated.

Resources for working with survivors 

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Dedicated service for professionals

Professionals who may be supporting survivors of domestic abuse such as: housing officers, social workers, and those working in education or the voluntary sector, can access our dedicated service for professionals.

Our Direct Services team can search our databse of services; Routes to Support, and can provide you with information on vancancies in refuges, and many other services.

No Woman Turned Away referral pathway

No Woman Turned Away

The project provides dedicated support and telephone advocacy to women experiencing domestic abuse who face barriers in accessing a refuge space or safe accommodation.

If you’re working with a survivor and you would like to find out more about the referral pathway, please click below.


Domestic Abuse Directory

If you want to find help in your area, donate goods to a local service, or start volunteering, our online Domestic Abuse Directory is the best place to start.

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The Survivor’s Handbook

The Survivor’s Handbook provides practical support and information for women experiencing domestic abuse, with simple guidance on every aspect of seeking support.

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Online information directories

Our unique package of online domestic violence directory resources (including Routes to Support and The UK Gold Book online) is designed to help women and children escaping domestic abuse find the best possible service for their needs.   

Training & Qualifications

Whether you work with survivors, deliver a service, or are an employer wanting to support your staff, our unrivalled expertise will equip you with the tools to understand and respond effectively to domestic abuse.


Research and publications

Throughout the year we conduct research projects, support research in universities and publish data on key issues to ensure that we are leading the way in evidence and data on domestic abuse.

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