SERVICES

One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) – Read More

  • Provides a safe, comfortable and supportive environment for survivors of domestic violence/ rape.
  • Services available include providing medical treatment, making a police report, welfare assistance and Para-counselling service.
  • This centre acts as a centralized inter-agency support system and protects survivors from further trauma of being passed from agency to agency. It is based at the General Hospital.

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Women Crisis Phone Line (CPL) – Read More

  • This confidential service aims to provide a listening ear and moral support to women in distress and in doing so assists them to make their own decisions.
  • All befrienders operating the line are trained in para-counselling by SWWS trainers.

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  • To provide information for young women from rural areas on jobs in town and to help them adapt to their new lifestyle.
  • Also a place where women with low- paid jobs can come together to take part in educational programmes, skill building sessions and social activities.

Children & Youth Safety Programmes

  • Train primary and kindergarten pupils on keeping safe including safe and unsafe touches.
  • Train Teachers – and others working with children – on how to use the Keep Safe Training Kit.
  • Workshop discussions with youth on healthy relationships.
  • Enable more groups to develop such programmes by working collaboratively with the State Education. Department, private educational institutions, faith groups and/or civil society.

Public Awareness Programmes

  • Talks, seminars, workshops and exhibitions on freeing women from abuse and discrimination.
  • School Outreach Programme.
  • Domestic Violence Roadshow.
  • Training on Child Sexual Abuse.
  • Community Service on Legal Literacy, Relationship Issues and Women’s Health.
  • Empowering Rural Girls.