About The Refuge
Refuge accommodation Is provided by Lighthouse Women’s Aid to offer a safe, supported environment for women and their children requiring an emergency or temporary home when they leave an abusive partner or family member.
About the Accommodation
Families have their own bedrooms, which are furnished for immediate use. Shared living areas include a laundry room, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, toilets and outdoor play and seating area.
How we can Support you
- Staff at the refuge will support women to access other agencies including help with accessing benefits, seek housing, registering with doctors, health visitors, antenatal care and legal advice.
- The Children’s Service Team will assist with the admission of children and young people to schools and nursery places
- Welfare staff will be available to help women settle and regain their self-esteem with daily support and sign posting to appropriate services and wellbeing opportunities locally
- Resettlement support will be offered as women move on