Women's Aid in Luton

Women's Aid in Luton For anyone needing support call 01582 391856 @WALuton or Domestic Violence helpline or the 24hr national DV helpline 0808 2000 247
CONTACT:
01582 876636
HELPLINE
01582 391856

WAIL has a set of incredible staff dedicated to helping women and children. According to our stats, 77.8% were seeking s...
05/12/2018

WAIL has a set of incredible staff dedicated to helping women and children. According to our stats, 77.8% were seeking support for current domestic abuse that had been experienced for an average of 6.2 years. please check the image for more info.

05/12/2018

Be involved in this #16days! Today is International volunteers day, so if you live in the Luton Area and want to be apart of a valuable service for vulnerbale women, check out the WAIL website for more info on how to get involved
#16DaysOfAction

Women's Aid In Luton is committed to helping vulnerable women in an abusive relationship. In 2017 alone, WAIL helpline h...
04/12/2018

Women's Aid In Luton is committed to helping vulnerable women in an abusive relationship. In 2017 alone, WAIL helpline had received 768 calls for support. WAIL supports needs, as seen in the image.

13/11/2018
Nadia et Dakota ont ému le jury de "La France a un incroyable talent"

*Trigger Warning, depiction of domestic violence, that some viewers may find distressing
A competing pair in France's Got Talent performed a moving dance expressing the essence of domestic violence. It's a moving and powerful performance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miptWYMnLRw&feature=youtu.be

Nadia et Dakota ont ému le jury de "La France a un incroyable talent". Leur prestation sera diffusée le 30 octobre 2018, date de la première retransmission d...

13/11/2018

Now that Christmas is fast approaching (only 6 more Mondays left), help Women's Aid in Luton raise funds. Visit easyfundraising and select WAIL as one of your charities to support. AND it won't cost you an extra penny! 🎄😛

10/10/2018

If you or anyone you know are in need of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us on our helpline: 01582 391856

10/10/2018

It's Mental Health Awareness Day today, and WAIL would like to stress the impact that domestic violence can have on victims.

04/10/2018

If you or someone you know is in need of our services, please do not hesitate to call us on 01582 391856

04/10/2018
160,000 children witnessing domestic abuse in their homes, figures show

It is gut-wrenching to think that 26 children, under the age of 14 had been killed alongside their mothers. This is the reality for domestic abuse victims.

Tens of thousands of under-18s living in households where routine abuse takes place – yet support services in 'crisis' as provision drops by 16 per cent

Important article stressing some of the signs of domestic violence. These are just some of the ways a person suffer from...
04/10/2018
How to spot the signs of domestic abuse | Domestic violence

Important article stressing some of the signs of domestic violence. These are just some of the ways a person suffer from abuse, but it is so important to be aware of these signs, or even share with others to raise awareness!

Unfortunately, the signs of domestic abuse can sometimes be tricky to identify, and toxic patterns of behaviour can be swept under the carpet for too long.

27/09/2018
www.marieclaire.co.za

It's so important to keep conversations on topics like Sexual Violence going! By ensuring that victims are not blamed and they are listened to, changes can be made!
These amazing article highlights how artists are addressing sexual violence through art

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27/09/2018
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"We need a criminal justice system that both keeps victims safe and holds abusers to account, only then can survivors be safe in the knowledge that the criminal justice system is doing everything it can to protect them.”

Violence against women and girls crimes make up a fifth of the Crown Prosecution Service's caseload yet the number of alleged offenders being successfully charged, prosecuted and convicted has fallen in domestic abuse and rape cases. Our Chief Executive Katie Ghose speaks to BBC News.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45650463

19/09/2018

Remember, this weekend, on the 22nd the Luton's Free Youth Event will be held. From 12-5pm. Pop along and all sorts of fun and advice 😛

"There's something so special about a woman who dominates in a man's world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intellig...
19/09/2018

"There's something so special about a woman who dominates in a man's world. It takes a certain grace, strength, intelligence, fearlessness, and the nerve to never take no for an answer." Quote by Rihanna

The effects poor police funding and training can have damaging effects for victims of domestic abuse. This article highl...
17/09/2018
Domestic abuse victims turning to civil courts because police are failing to enforce law

The effects poor police funding and training can have damaging effects for victims of domestic abuse. This article highlights just the impact that it could have

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/15/domestic-abuse-victims-turning-civil-courts-police-failing-enforce/

Domestic abuse victims are increasingly turning to the civil courts for protection because the police are failing to enforce the law of coercive control, it has emerged.

17/09/2018

Good luck to all those starting university this week! It'll be the most exciting three years of your life 😂😉
#welcomeweek

07/09/2018

If you would like to get in touch with Women's Aid in Luton, our friendly staff are here to help. Call us on:
Helpline – 01582 391856 (10am – 5pm Monday to Friday)
or for the Head Office – 01582 876636 (10am – 5pm Monday to Friday)

07/09/2018

"I've never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don't let it out. Then there's a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy." ―Diane von Furstenberg

Even if you may not be a victim of domestic abuse, someone you know could be! Read this article and spot some of the pos...
05/09/2018
How to recognise the signs of domestic abuse - Slummy single mummy

Even if you may not be a victim of domestic abuse, someone you know could be! Read this article and spot some of the possible signs.
How to recognise the signs of domestic abuse

‘Domestic violence is the abuse of one partner within an intimate or family relationship. It is the repeated, random and habitual use of intimidation to control a partner. The abuse can be physical, emotional, psychological, financial or sexual. Anyone forced to alter their behaviour because they ...

“I believe the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st Century.” Hillary Clinton
05/09/2018

“I believe the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st Century.” Hillary Clinton

05/09/2018

It's International Day of Charity, and if you feel extra generous feel free to visit our website for ways in which you can help Women's Aid In Luton! Alternatively, if you don't want to spend an extra penny, use easyfundraising next time you shop online, and select WAIL as the charity you want to donate to ☺️😛

Some of our amazing team were able to offer a fun trip to the beach for the women and children we help support. By suppo...
29/08/2018

Some of our amazing team were able to offer a fun trip to the beach for the women and children we help support. By supporting us, you help us help these women and their children :-)

Powerful quote by Rupi Kaur (Author)
29/08/2018

Powerful quote by Rupi Kaur (Author)

WAIL are hiring! We have an exciting opportunity for a Business and Administration Officer (Part Time). For more informa...
29/08/2018

WAIL are hiring! We have an exciting opportunity for a Business and Administration Officer (Part Time). For more information and how to apply, please visit our website, where you can also find more positions that could suit you or a friend! 😊

24/08/2018

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizens.” Michelle Obama

22/08/2018

Good luck to all those receiving their GCSE results tomorrow! Your future is just beginning and there is so much waiting for you after school, so many exciting opportunities! Whatever the outcome, always remain positive 😊❤️

A compelling and insightful article regarding media portrayals of DV. The narrative should not be one of victim-blaming ...
22/08/2018
A Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Killing His Wife And Children Is Not 'Amazing'

A compelling and insightful article regarding media portrayals of DV. The narrative should not be one of victim-blaming but one to highlight the story DV sufferers and how anyone can be affected

The media still get so much wrong about domestic violence, undermining its victims by seeking to understand perpetrators

22/08/2018

A belated Eid Mubarak to all our followers and supporters celebrating ♥️

17/08/2018

If you would like to get in touch with Women's in Luton, our friendly staff are here to help. Call us on:
Helpline – 01582 391856 (10am – 5pm Monday to Friday)
or for the Head Office – 01582 876636 (10am – 5pm Monday to Friday)

17/08/2018

“We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.” #ArethaFranklin

17/08/2018

"It's the rough side of the mountain that's the easiest to climb; the smooth side doesn't have anything for you to hang on to." #ArethaFranklin

“Women acting on their own can do what all the philanthropic organisations in the world can never accomplish: change t...
15/08/2018
Bill And Melinda Gates Pledge $170 Million To Women's Economic Empowerment

“Women acting on their own can do what all the philanthropic organisations in the world can never accomplish: change the unwritten rule that women are lesser than men”
Fantastic article, highlighting how women are being increasingly empowered!

"When money flows into the hands of women who have the authority to use it, everything changes."

Shop Online often? Do you want to support Women's Aid in Luton, AND not spend an extra penny? Now you can! Whenever you ...
15/08/2018
Women's Aid Luton Fundraising Ideas | easyfundraising.org.uk

Shop Online often? Do you want to support Women's Aid in Luton, AND not spend an extra penny? Now you can! Whenever you buy anything online, you could collect free donations for us from over 3000 shops and sites. It's so easy
1. Head to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/wal/ and join for free.
2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
3. After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!

No catches/hidden charges and WAIL will appreciate the help

10/08/2018

"Feminism isn't about making women strong. Women are already strong. It's about changing the way the world perceives that strength." — G.D. Anderson

One of our donors @FkcaLtd are holding a charity Gala Dinner in celebration of their anniversary on Friday 14th Sept. Th...
10/08/2018
Gala Dinner - 14th September! | Foxley Kingham | Luton

One of our donors @FkcaLtd are holding a charity Gala Dinner in celebration of their anniversary on Friday 14th Sept. They only have 5 tables left. Guests are treated to bubbles on arrival, 3 course meal and wine! The evening will include entertainment, a raffle and auction.

For more information on how to be apart of this amazing night, visit their website:
https://www.fkca.co.uk/company-news/gala-dinner-14th-september
Help Foxley Kingham reach their goal, and buy your tickets now before they sell out!

Join us on Friday 14th September for the Foxley Kingham Anniversary Foundation Gala Dinner

Saturday 22nd September in St George's Square in Luton the Luton's Young Persons Event will be taking place. Share this ...
08/08/2018

Saturday 22nd September in St George's Square in Luton the Luton's Young Persons Event will be taking place. Share this post and grab your friends along to this event 😛

08/08/2018

We are also looking for Trustees, Treasurers and a Chairperson. If you, or anyone you know are interested, do not hesitate to apply! More details available on our website ☺️

08/08/2018

WAIL have some exciting new job opportunities! We have 3 new positions available: Senior Service Co-Ordinator, Bengali speaking BME Support Worker, and Business Development Officer. If you are interested, details are available on our website.

20/07/2018

WAIL are also holding a "You, Me and Mum" 10 week programme. This is for mothers who have experienced domestic and/or domestic abuse. This programme aims to empower and support survivors.
It will be held in our head office, 32-42 Duke Street, from 14/08/18, 9:30-11:30.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. Our friendly staff are here to help you

20/07/2018

WAIL are running a "Helping Hands" 6-week preventative programme. This is for children (aged 5-11) who have witnessed/experienced domestic violence.
It will be held in our head office on 32-42 Duke Street, from the 22nd August, 4-5 pm
If you would like some more information, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Luton
LU2 0HH

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

+441582 391856

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