Jersey Women’s Refuge
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, children’s play area and lounges are shared facilities.
Advice and counselling on variety of issues including welfare, housing and child care. There is no pressure to persuade the woman to leave the relationship
Who can use the Refuge
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 are available.
What is domestic violence
Domestic violence includes any form of physical or emotional abuse by partners, children, ex-partners or other family members.
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
The location of the Jersey Women’s Refuge is kept confidential.
Postal address: Jersey Women’s Refuge. PO Box 708, St Helier, JE4 0PW
The Womens’ Refuge Outreach Service can arrange to meet a woman anywhere she wishes, in complete confidence.
Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 4.30pm
Tel: +441534 505061