The Shelter for Battered Women and Children is a safe haven for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

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Your Safety

Child Protection

  • Child Guidance Clinic – 1 (868) 726-1324
  • National Family Services Division – 1 (868) 624-8218 or 627-1163
  • Families in Action – 1 (868) 622-6952/622-5365/628-2333
  • Children's Authority
  • ChildLine – 800-4321






Get Help Now

  • 1 (868) 800-SAVE – Domestic Violence Abuse Hotline
  • Police – 999
  • Rape Crisis Hotline – 1 (868) 627-7273
  • Legal Aid – 1 (868) 625-0454
  • Family Court – 1 (868) 627-8716/623-2631/624-1307
  • The Children’s Authority Hotline Numbers – 996 / 1 (868) 800-2014
  • Victim and Witness Support – 1 (868) 624-8853

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Domestic Violence is any behaviour by a person in a co-habitation relationship, usually one family member against another, which threatens or endangers the personal, mental or physical wellbeing or security of another..

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Our Services

The Shelter serves the Trinidad and Tobago community through a comprehensive series of treatment and prevention services.

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Latest News

Welcome to the new Shelter website!
Welcome to the new Shelter website!
May 26, 2015

As with the previous site, we’ve sought through this digital medium to provide an avenue for promoting awareness of The Shelter as a safe haven for victims of abuse as well as offering useful information on matters related to domestic violence.

Thank you to McCann Erickson for its United Way Project
Thank you to McCann Erickson for its United Way Project
May 18, 2015

McCann Erickson chose the Shelter as its United Way Project and assisted in planting herbs in the Shelter's garden to assist with the Shelter's increasing food bill.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
March 23, 2015

The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. It was held on Sunday 22nd March, at Mandela Park, Port-of-Spain.

Christmas Party 2014
Christmas Party 2014
December 26, 2014

The Shelter wishes to thank all of its supporters who helped make our Christmas Party a success.