Leeds Women’s Aid

The Service

Leeds Women’s Aid is the largest women’s charitable organisation in Leeds. We provide a range of the very best services for vulnerable women and families with multiple complex needs along with victims and survivors of: domestic, sexual & honour based violence and abuse; forced marriage; trafficking; stalking and harassment. We are the lead organisation in 2 consortium partnerships Leeds Domestic Violence Service (LDVS) [1]and Women’s Lives Leeds (WLL).

We work with women and families in a ‘whole family approach’ so that no-one is ignored and everyone’s needs are considered. We aim to reduce the risk that people face, change lives and offer safe and confidential services.

What we offer

Our services include: 24 hour helpline, emergency refuge accommodation across Leeds in self-contained, shared and dispersed properties, Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVA) support for high-risk clients and those requiring legal support, drop-ins at various times, days and locations around the city, Staying Safe “Healthy Relationship” programmes and training around a range of issues. We also have a charity shop in Horsforth.

Access Restrictions

Public venues are accessible including refuge provision.


Address: PO Box 827, Leeds, LS1 9PL

Telephone: 0113 246 0401 – callback option available

Website: http://www.leedswomensaid.org.uk

Email: administration@leedswomensaid.org.uk

Availability: 24 hour helpline, 24 hour refuge provision, Drop ins at different times and days in the city - please call for more information

Languages: We have staff and volunteers that speak a range of languages, and we have access to interpreters to give support to anyone in any language, including sign language.