Lighthouse Women's Aid

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Westgate House,Museum Street


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Lighthouse Women’s Aid supports women and children who have suffered or are at risk of suffering from domestic violence and abuse by providing safe refuge, information and advice, emotional, practical support and therapeutic interventions to enable them to make informed choices about their lives.

Services currently provided are:

  • Temporary refuge accommodation to women and their children.
  • Children’s service to provide support to children in our refuges
  • 24hr domestic abuse helpline.
  • Resettlement service to support women and their children to move on from the refuges to independent living.
  • Women's Community Centre - a drop-in centre centrally located in Ipswich for women and children providing advice, information and support on housing, welfare benefits, legal issues and debt alongside therapeutic courses and group work.
  • the Suffolk Idependent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) service, providing high quality frontline support to female and male victims of domestic violence at the highest risk

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