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Wycombe Women’s Aid is a registered charity working in the Wycombe, South Bucks and Chiltern Districts of Buckinghamshire.  We work with women and children who are experiencing or trying to escape domestic violence and who are dealing with its effects and consequences.

If you need help NOW, please telephone our Helpline – 01494 461367.  This helpline operates between 9.00am and 4.30pm Monday – Friday.  Outside of these times, the National Domestic Violence Helpline offers a 24 hour support and information service on 0808 2000 247.  In an emergency telephone the Police – 999.

Mission Statement

“Wycombe Women’s Aid provides support to women and children experiencing the effects of domestic violence by offering safe, temporary and emergency accommodation as well as practical and emotional support within the refuge and through Outreach in the local community. This is achieved using an equal opportunities approach incorporated in a women centred philosophy.”


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Women supporting Women against domestic violence

Wycombe Women’s Aid works from a feminist perspective and is committed to the principles of self-help and mutual support. We support women to make their own choices and decisions about how they want to live their lives.

We offer access to safe, temporary accommodation, support, information and advice. All women, with or without children, are welcome to use our services.

This website has been designed to help you to find what you are looking for quickly. There are many resources available, provided both by Wycombe Women’s Aid and external agencies.

You can start by looking at the items below which will direct you to specific pages and content in the site.


Refuge

Wycombe Women’s Aid offers emergency, temporary and safe accommodation for women on their own and women with children who are escaping domestic violence. Find out more about Refuge

Counselling

This service is for women in the High Wycombe, Chiltern and South Bucks districts of Buckinghamshire who are currently experiencing domestic violence or who have experienced it in the past and are still dealing with its effects. Find out more about Counselling

IDVA

The Buckinghamshire Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service is an independent, professional and confidential countywide service hosted by Wycombe Women’s Aid and Aylesbury Women’s Aid.
Find out more about IDVA

Children

Wycombe Women’s Aid has a dedicated children’s service which aims to meet the needs of all the children and young people living in the refuge.Find out about children and young people

Training

Raising awareness about domestic violence and the work of Wycombe Women’s Aid is achieved through the delivery of training sessions and workshops for voluntary, statutory and non-statutory organisations. Find out about Training

News

See our News page for the latest information and advice from Wycombe Women’s Aid, domestic violence stories in the national press and updates from WAFE (Women’s Aid Federation England). Go to the News page.

Outreach

Wycombe Women’s Aid’s Outreach Service supports women living in Wycombe, South Bucks and Chiltern who are, or have, experienced abuse. Find out more about Outreach

Useful Links

Our useful links page provides links to other websites and details of local and national organisations that also offer information and support around domestic violence and honour based violence.

Find out about Useful Links

Volunteering

Wycombe Women’s Aid recognises that volunteers can make an important contribution to achieving its aims and objectives as well as raising awareness about domestic violence within the local community. Find out about Volunteering


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