Contacting us at The Haven

We are committed to offering crucial support to those impacted by domestic abuse. Our helpline is reserved for those who require immediate assistance. Do you have general enquiries?

Emergency Play Appeal

Support our appeal to provide new outdoor play equipment for children, ensuring a summer filled with active play and outdoor fun instead of boredom indoors.

Believe Women

We can break the wall of silence when survivors no longer feel stigmatised, blamed, and shamed. We all have a role to play and with our practical and emotional support, you are never alone. 

Protect Children

We have a team of trained specialists dedicated to safeguarding children and young people. We offer both practical and emotional support.

Gifts In Kind

Thank you for thinking about us. We are currently not able to accept your kind donations of clothing or items. But there are other ways you can support us.

Be Empowered

Our training and policy advice services empower professionals and employers to respond to Domestic Abuse and take appropriate action. 

IMPORTANT NOTICEOur priority is to provide essential support to those affected by domestic abuse. Our helpline is dedicated to assisting vulnerable women and children in their time of need. For general inquiries, including donations, events, and other information, please DO NOT call our helpline. Please contact our office at 01902 904677 or email office@havenrefuge.org.uk.

Her Story

Welcome to our website. The Haven Wolverhampton supports women and children who have been subjected to domestic abuse, and women who are at risk of homelessness. Below you can explore stories of women whose lives were forever changed by Domestic Abuse, as well as read what children think about our wraparound service for children and young people. Through the practical and emotional support we provide, women and children are able to begin their journey towards healing and transforming their lives. 

 

Megan’s Story

Megan’s Story

At the height of fame for this star from BBC's The Voice, no one knew that off the stage and behind closed doors, Megan Reece was a survivor whose talent had been overshadowed by the dark clouds of an abusive relationship for years. She shares her compelling story of...

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Naima’s Story

Naima’s Story

I still remember the night I called the police, afraid for my life. As a migrant woman I was isolated; he would use this to taunt me, as he told me I had no life without him.  The police referred me to The Haven who offered me safety in refuge. When I moved in, I felt...

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Donna’s Story

Donna’s Story

Donna was referred to The Haven's Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) Service for support after she was subjected to physical and emotional abuse by her ex-partner. The case was in court and she needed help with understanding what to expect and what was...

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Support from The Haven

Please note that the following lines of contact are strictly for those seeking support and not for general enquiries:

Domestic Abuse Helpline: (24/7) 08000 194 400
WhatsApp Helpline: (Mon-Fri | 9.00am – 5.00pm) 07719 558 183

If you are not able to speak with us in English, you can still reach out to us for support; we use a telephone translation service for anyone calling us for support, whose first language is not English. Paycare kindly contribute towards the cost of our translation services.

Children at The Haven

"Virtual Reality therapy is amazing! It has been my favourite thing and I can’t wait to do this again."

– Sam

"I love the new animal therapist. All the animals are so cool and I even faced my fear of spiders!"

– Adele

"Day trips out are fun as I get to bond with other children and make new friends."

– Ola

"My CYP worker is so friendly and fun she has similar interests to me and I love playing with slime with her."

– Nisha

"I feel more confident and happy after my 1-2-1s. I feel that if I am ever sad I can go to my worker to help me through this. "

– Avielle

Latest News & Updates

The Haven Wolverhampton bids farewell to its CEO, Popinder Kaur

The Haven Wolverhampton bids farewell to its CEO, Popinder Kaur

At The Haven Wolverhampton, we have been committed to supporting women and children affected by domestic abuse and homelessness, and advocating for women and children’s rights, for more than half a century. Throughout our history, we have been fortunate to have...

Expert Voices: A Child Abuse Awareness Month Exclusive

Expert Voices: A Child Abuse Awareness Month Exclusive

In an exclusive interview, Louise and Ram share the vital importance of societal change in response to child domestic abuse, poignant experiences and innovative approaches. Join us as we dive into their journeys as Children Young People (CYP) and Families Support Workers at The Haven, uncovering the passion and resilience that drive their mission to create a safer, more supportive environment for children and young people. Read for more.

OP-ED | Inclusion through authenticity: Empowering women to be themselves

OP-ED | Inclusion through authenticity: Empowering women to be themselves

Reflecting on some key messages from our last Galentine’s networking event! In line with the theme for International Women’s Day this year, our guest speaker Pamilerin Beckley’s op-ed reminds us to embrace authenticity and challenge societal norms. Let’s inspire inclusion by celebrating diversity and amplifying women’s voices. Read for more.

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