Blog Article | 1 September 2016

Solace Women’s Aid: About their work

Solace Women's Aid: About their work

Since the launch of UK SAYS NO MORE, Solace Women’s Aid have been on board as a partner of UK SAYS NO MORE. We’re thrilled to have joined with them and are so pleased to promote their incredible work. Find out about what they do:

Solace Women’s Aid is an independent charity working across London, providing life-saving support to more than 11,000 women and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence a year.

Services include:

  • Advice service
  • Advocacy support
  • Counselling
  • Family and children’s services
  • Irish and Irish Traveller outreach
  • Refuges
  • North London Rape Crisis


Solace Women’s Aid’s vision is of a world where women and children live their lives free from domestic and sexual abuse.


Solace Women’s Aid exists to bring to an end the harm done through domestic and sexual violence to all survivors and in particular women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.

Solace Women’s Aid: Journey from abuse to recovery from Solacewomensaid on Vimeo.


Solace Women’s Aid’s core values reflect our history and were developed in consultation with staff, service users, and trustees. We are:

  • Women and children focused and empowering
  • Diverse and anti-discriminatory in all our practice
  • Committed to service users having a central voice within the organisation
  • Feminist in our understanding of domestic and sexual violence
  • Committed to continuous improvement

The Way Forward

Our 5-year strategy The Way Forward 2016 – 2021 focuses on our three key aims over the next 5 years.

1. Provision

To further develop our community and accommodation based services to reflect a holistic multi agency response to VAWG.

2. Prevention

To develop further our approach to prevention work, expanding this each year over the next 5 years.

3. Partnerships

In collaboration with statutory, voluntary and corporate agencies to achieve a coordinated response to VAWG.

Find out more about Solace Women’s Aid over on their website.

Interested in becoming a partner of UK SAYS NO MORE?

We’d love to hear from you, please get in touch with Lyndsey Dearlove, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Partnership Manager.

You can contact Lyndsey by email at or by phone at 020 7378 3170.


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