Charities by Category: Women’s Refuges
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Jewish Women’s Aid (JWA)
Jewish Women’s Aid (JWA) is the only specialist organisation in the UK supporting Jewish women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse. JWA runs six core services: a confidential free helpline; professional client support service offering advocacy and support (including legal, financial, housing and safety planning); free counselling (face-to-face or telephone); a specialist children’s play therapist; awareness-raising in the Jewish community; and prevention work in the form of education in schools and youth groups, and specific outreach to 16-25s.
JWA also offers confidential support and advice to people concerned about a friend or family member, and to Jewish communal professionals. JWA Freephone helpline Mon-Thurs 9.30am – 9.30pm, 0808 801 0500. 24-hour national domestic violence helpline 0808 2000 247. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org