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Al-Hasaniya offers support via a range of projects, including services for emotional well-being, and domestic violence.
It serves the health, welfare, educational and cultural needs of Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.
Asha Projects are an organisation working to end violence against women and girls, specifically catering for the South Asian community.
As well as confidential support and advice, they can also offer secure, temporary accommodation.
Offering a range of services, including specialist counselling, advice and advocacy, and professional training, the Ashiana Network helps ethnic minority women between the ages of 16 and 30 who are at risk of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Services include information for survivors of domestic abuse, support in securing safe housing, advocacy and interpreters, access to counselling and legal advice.
They also provide support in multiple languages, including Bengali, Guajarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and Farsi.
CIAC is a free information, advice and support to disadvantaged Chinese people living in the United Kingdom.
Among the services offered are support for navigating immigration, home and housing support, and legal assistance.
EACH was established in 1991 as Ethnic Alcohol Counselling in Hounslow to address this gap. It was the first Asian specific community-based alcohol service to be established in the UK and a pioneer in the provision of culturally sensitive alcohol services.
Enfiled Muslim’s Women’s Aid provides relief for women and their dependent children who suffered or who are at risk of suffering domestic violence or abuse through the provision of accommodation, support and advice.
FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development) is an African women-led organisation working to end violence against women and girls.
They tackle abuse and discrimination through a range of services.
IMECE supports women from ethnic minority backgrounds, in particular supporting Turkish, Kurdish, and Cyproit Turkish women.
They work with all those who self-identify as women. Services include counselling, advice and information, and training.
Imkaan is a UK-based, feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and minoritised women and girls.
As well as research and training, they offer strategic advocacy, and consultancy services.
IKWRO’s mission is to protect Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence.
They provide direct services for women and girls, including advocacy, training and counselling.
Jewish Women's Aid supports Jewish women and children affected by domestic abuse & sexual violence.
They also have resources to help individuals support someone they suspect is going through domestic abuse.
Kiran is a refuge service, able to provide safe shelter for up to 7 families at any one time.
Supported families are helped with claiming welfare benefits and legal advice where needed.
Call them on: 020 7263 1027 (Islington), 020 7708 0057 (Southwark), 07748 851 125 (Mobile)
KMEWO is an organisation that works with women from Kurdish, Middle Eastern and North African backgrounds, supporting those fleeing civil war and gender based violence.
Text (or call) them on: 07534 424 826 or 07462 191 700
Latin American Women’s Aid is run for and by Latin American, Black and Minority Ethnic women. It supports women and children fleeing gender-based violence, offering holistic and intersectional services.
The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a human rights, feminist organisation run for Latin American women, by Latin American women. Among the many services offered are practical support, counselling, and English classes.
London Black Women's Project is a specialist and dedicated organisation for ethnic minority women and girls.
There offer a range of support services to women and girls.
Midaye provides targeted, multi-lingual services and projects to minority ethnic communities in London. Their services are diverse and are designed to provide wrap-around support for individuals.
They include FGM support, employment support, personal coaching for those struggling with mental health, and health and education workshops.
A community based initiative supporting African heritage women and girls, Sistah Space bridges the gap in domestic abuse services for grassroots and all other African heritage women and girls.
Their services include support for domestic and sexual abuse survivors, as well as mental health support, and support for those experiencing substance abuse.
The Angelou Centre is a black-led women’s centre based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
They offer a range of holistic women only services for women across the North East region. As well as frontline support they also work at strategic and national levels ensuring the voices of women are represented and heard.
Based in Sunderland, African women voices, is founded on promoting African heritage, and aims to establish a network between African women by providing a range of activities and training.
Apna Ghar provides services for women from ethnic minority communities in South Tyneside.
These include courses e.g. ESOL, Conversation, Health & Social Care, Volunteering and activities e.g. lunch groups, advice sessions, leisure activities..
The Halo Project Charity is a national project that will support victims of honour-based violence, forced marriages and FGM by providing appropriate advice and support to victims.
Endeavours to end domestic abuse for people and their pets. They have launched a new BAME domestic violence support service focusing on minority groups.
Saheli gives Asian women a chance to get away from violent domestic abuse situations by providing an environment which is safe, culturally familiar and which helps them come to decisions of their own about their next steps.
Information and advice is available to help them to make positive decisions for themselves and their children.
A refuge for women and children fleeing domestic abuse. The service offers temporary accommodation for families, providing support, understanding and access to additional services when required.
They prioritise the needs of Black and Racial Minority (BRM) women and children but will take referrals from all sections of the community.
Rochdale Women Welfare Association is committed to protecting the individual rights and dignity of all individuals within the community.
Humraaz Support Services provides confidential specialist support to Black and Minority Ethnic women who are experiencing Domestic Abuse and all forms of Harmful Traditional Practices. As well as a refuge, they also provide advocacy and support. Warning: website features images of women who have suffered from domestic violence.
Anah Project provides support for women experiencing any form of abuse in various languages. They aim to educate women on their human rights, increase their confidence and self-esteem and regain their independence.
Their website is available in English, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Gugarati, and Hindi.
A survivor-led organisation with experience in the forms of violence that disproportionately affect ethnic minority women.
They welcome women from from any religion or no religion, and of any sexuality, including women who identify as lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTQIA+).
Panahghar provides free dedicated multi lingual support, advice and advocacy and access to safe refuge for survivors and their families of domestic abuse, sexual abuse or gendered abuse in Coventry and Leicester.
If English is not your first language, contact them on 0800 055 6519.
Roshni Birmingham is a leading provider supporting ethnic minority communities through their journey to safety, confidence and independence to live free from violence, abuse and fear.
P.H.O.E.B.E ethnic minority women and children to receive domestic abuse support and counselling services across Suffolk.
They offer specialist advice, information, casework, advocacy and support and counselling services.
Shakti Women’s Aid helps ethnic minority women, children, and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse from a partner, ex-partner, and/ or other members of the household.
Working closely with the Scottish Government, Police Scotland, and NHS Scotland, they provide training and consultancy for agencies working with BAME people.
Hemat Gryffe provides a range of services, including outreach support, culturally sensitive counselling, and support on immigration matters.
Their website is available in English, Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu.
Bawso is an all Wales Organisation providing support for those affected or are at risk of domestic abuse and all forms of violence. Their services include:
- Temporary accommodation
Karma Nirvana is British human rights charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.
Founded in 1979 to address needs of minority women empowering them to escape domestic violence, forced Marriage, honour based violence, FGM & sexual assault.
Mutual Aid is a list of local support groups that have been established during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Whether you're self isolating and are in need of help, or you have time available and want to help others you can use this website to find a group local to you.
There are currently 2052 groups listed.