‘One stop shop’ services

Refuge offers a number of single-point-of-access services, which act as the first point of contact for any victim of gender-based violence in a specific area. These services operate across entire local authorities and support those who have experienced domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, prostitution, stalking, human trafficking and modern slavery, forced marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and so-called ‘honour’ based violence. Clients are able to come to one place to access a variety of specialist support.

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