EVA Women's Aid wins Charity Bank Greatest Impact Award 2016

Jun 30, 2016

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EVA Women's Aid supports women and children in Redcar and Cleveland who are or have been victims of domestic violence or sexual violence.

<span id="selection-marker-1" class="redactor-selection-marker"></span> <p>In June last year EVA Women's Aid, based on Redcar’s High Street, opened the UK’s first safe house specifically for victims of domestic and sexual abuse aged over 45. </p> <p><br><br>The initiative formed part of a unique project to support mature women suffering at the hands of their abusers, who are less likely to report maltreatment than younger victims. It also operates two safe houses in the Teesside area geared towards young women. </p>

In June last year EVA Women's Aid, based on Redcar’s High Street, opened the UK’s first safe house specifically for victims of domestic and sexual abuse aged over 45. This project was supported by a Charity Bank loan.

The initiative formed part of a unique project to support mature women suffering at the hands of their abusers, who are less likely to report maltreatment than younger victims. It also operates two safe houses in the Teesside area geared towards young women.