Jersey Women's Refuge
Updated 22 November 2018
Services offered by the Jersey Women's Refuge
1 The Jersey Women's Refuge offers safe accommodation for women and their children suffering from physical and emotional abuse. There are seven bedrooms with en-suite facilities. The kitchen, laundry room, childrens play area and lounges are shared facilities.
2 Advice and counselling on variety of issues including Welfare, housing, child care. There is no pressure to persuade the woman to leave the relationship
Who can use the Refuge
3 Any woman suffering from physical or emotional abuse can contact the Refuge. Women do not have to be residentially qualified in order to stay in the Refuge or to receive help. Portuguese speakers available.
What is domestic violence
4 Domestic violence includes any form of physical or emotional abuse by partners, children, ex-partners or other family members.
5 Emotional abuse can be worse than physical abuse, it leaves no scars is not easy to prove and can have long term effects.
Where is the Refuge
6 The location of the Jersey Women's Refuge is kept confidential.
Postal address is: Jersey Women's Refuge. PO Box 708, St Helier, JE4 0PW
7 The Womens' Refuge Outreach Service can arrange to meet a woman anywhere she wishes, in complete confidence. Tel. 505061 Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 4.30pm..
Telephone 0800 735 6836 24 hours a day
Office telephone 873288
web site www.jerseywomensrefuge.org