Southall Black Sisters are a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation, established in 1979 to meet the needs of Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women.
Their aims are to highlight and challenge all forms gender-related violence against women, empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom.
They challenge domestic and gender related violence locally and nationally. They offer specialist advice, information, casework, advocacy, counselling and self help support in several community languages, especially South Asian languages. Information and advice is offered on domestic abuse and violence, No Recourse to Public Funds, Forced Marriage, Immigration Problems, abusive relationships and helping women to find the right legal advice.
Whilst their focus is on the needs of black and minority women, they will not turn any woman away who needs emergency help. They are London based but offer support to women across the UK.
The helpline is open: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Closed for Lunch 12:30pm – 1:30pm).
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