What We Do

LWA provides free and confidential support to anyone suffering from domestic abuse.

Here at LWA, we provide: the following services:

Outreach Support, in Charnwood, NW Leicestershire and Rutland, including: 

  • Listening support
  • Emotional support
  • Advice on personal safety
  • Assistance with legal and housing options
  • Help with benefit claims and budgeting
  • Accompanying support for meetings e.g. solicitors
  • Resettlement support; help with setting up and staying in a new home

IDVA Support in Rutland, including:

  • Safety planning
  • Court support
  • Assistance with civil and criminal remedies
  • security measures

UR..? Project for young people in Charnwood and Leicester city.

Children and Family support in Leicester city.

At LWA we also work to provide the following services

  • Arranging refuge accommodation (or other safe options)
  • Support / self-help groups
  • Helpline – talk anonymously to a trained worker
  • Education and training opportunities
  • Assistance with home security, including the Sanctuary Scheme
  • LENS – taking and storing photographic evidence of injuries for future use
  • Training for other groups/agencies on domestic abuse and related issues