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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FAQ

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.



RBC’s Project Facelift
RBC’s Project Facelift
November 22, 2013

Doug Brolly, CCOM Workstream Lead – Alternative Channels coordinated a team of RBC volunteers to embark on Project Facelift – refurbishing the resident facilities at The Shelter as part of RBC’s Day of Service. The RBC support was so tremendous the project was completed within one day.



RBC Food Drive 2013
RBC Food Drive 2013
March 01, 2013

RBC’s Food Drive 2013



Christmas Party 2012
Christmas Party 2012
January 01, 2013

Our Christmas Party 2012