Women In Need London is such a fantastic charity set up by Georgie and Christina in 2015. They support a number of safe houses in London to help survivors of domestic violence and also their WIN clothing collection donates £5 of every sale to Hestias’ Domestic Violence refuge.
Hestia are a London charity, working together with adults and children in crisis to change their lives at the times when they most need support. They support around 9,000 adults and children across London each year – help people find a permanent home, manage their finances, take care of their health, and access work, training or education, as well as providing emotional and practical support to help people succeed in their daily lives. Hestia offer support in the following:
Domestic Abuse: Helping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment.
Anti-Human Trafficking Services: Providing victims of trafficking with the advice, emotional and practical support they need to regain their freedom.
Mental Health: Providing person-centered support for our service users’ individual needs so they successfully manage their mental health and live fulfilling lives.
Older People: Helping older people to stay active, healthy and independent and ensure they are not isolated
Ex-offenders: Providing a wide range of support for those who want to make a new start and move away from offending behavior and to play a positive part in their local community.
Physical Disabilities: Helping those with physical disabilities to live independent, active lives, and to be able to access support and opportunities in their local area.
Drugs and Alcohol Support: Providing recovery focussed support and interventions to people using a range of drugs and alcohol, to empower them to make positive decisions around their use and progress on their journey away from substance dependence.
Young People: Helping vulnerable young people to access advice, education and training, to develop healthy relationships and to plan their futures.
Personalisation: Helping individuals use their personal budgets to develop creative support plans that meet their unique needs.
Healthwatch: Enabling the public to share their experiences and voice their opinions on health and social care services