Domestic violence – check out who can help

Domestic violence – check out who can help

first_img SharePrint <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> A booklet in Maltese listing contact details of entities that offer services to people experiencing domestic violence has been published by the Domestic Violence Commission.The Maltese version of Who is Who was presented in front of the House of Representatives by Equality Affairs Minister Helena Dalli after PN MP Ivan Bartolo had tabled a parliamentary question on the issue.In the book’s introduction, Minister Helena Dalli says that domestic violence affects individuals directly and society in an indirect manner. She explains that there are various entities that offer services where specialised people negotiate with aggressors, provide shelter to their victims, promote gender equality and provide information and legal assistance.Where can you seek help? AppoġġAppoġġ offers social services to adults and children who have suffered abuse in the family unit thanks to their Domestic Violence Unit. They also offer emergency shelter for women and children who suffered violence at home, as well as offering treatment from abusive behaviour.Telephone: 22 959 000Email: [email protected]: fsws.gov.mtFondazzjoni Kenn u Tama Dar Emmaus welcomes the homeless and people who need to stay away from their abode because of domestic violence or other issues in Gozo.Telephone: 21 552 390, 99 866 673 and 77 603 330Email: [email protected] or [email protected]: kennutama.orgLegal Aid Malta Legal services for low-income individuals.Telephone: 25 674 330Email: [email protected]: mjcl.gov.mt/en/LegalAidMalta/Pages/home.aspxMental Health MaltaTraining related to domestic violence.Telephone: 21 415 183Website: health.gov.mt/en/mch/Pages/hme.aspxFondazzjoni Dar il-HenaEmergency refuge services for males at Dar Papa Franġisku and emergency refuge services for females at Dar Maria DoloresTelephone: 22 788 211 (Dar Papa Franġisku), 21 445 431 (Dar Maria Dolores)Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] Social Unit Helps people improve their lives after being referred by the Court or the Police.Telephone: 21 556 630Email: [email protected] counselling service via request for urgent supportEmail: [email protected]: kellimni.comMen against Violence An organisation that believes in gender equality and the prevention of violence.Telephone: 99 452 835Email: [email protected] Nazzjonali tan-NisaLife-long learning for individuals risking domestic violence.Telephone: 21 248 881, 21 246 982Email: [email protected]: newsmalta.comProgramm Sebħ – DarQalb ta’ ĠesuOffer support services to women, mothers, children, youths who have experienced domestic violence.Email: [email protected] Support ServiceSupport and information offered by social workers to individuals and families who are facing issues on homosexuality, sexual health, interpersonal challenges, etc.Telephone: 21 430 006, 79 430 006Email: [email protected]: maltagayrights.orgSOARServices for women and children victims of domestic violence.Telephone: 21 808 981, 27 672 367, 99 927 872Email: [email protected]: antidemalta.orgFondazzjoni Dar Merħba Bik Shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse.Telephone: 21 440 035Email: [email protected]: darmerhbabik.orgWomens’ Rights Foundation Information, education and empowerment training for women.Telephone: 27 970 8615Email: [email protected]: wrf.org.mtVictim Support Malta NGO that provides help and support to victims of criminal acts; also provides medical help to sexual abuse victims.Telephone: 21 228 333Email: [email protected]: victimsupport.org.mtVictim Support Unit within The Malta Police Corp. Unique point of contact for victims of criminal acts.Telephone: 22 942 160Email: [email protected] Squad Criminal investigations on drug abuse and related offences.Telephone: 112 , 21 224 001WhatsApplast_img

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