Welcome to Leeds Women's Aid

Our mission is to protect women and children in Leeds from the
damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives.

Our mission

Is to protect women and children in Leeds from the damage that domestic violence can inflict on their lives. We believe that all women and children have the right to live their lives free from fear and harm. We will achieve this by providing women with choices from a range of services including temporary supported housing, outreach support, telephone support and floating support.

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I was also supported by my key workers with

housing and was able to start a fresh life

with my children.




Latest LWA News

***New Shop Opening – Volunteers required***


We are currently seeking volunteers to help out in our new charity shop opening in Horsforth.

Do you have a friendly attitude? Are you reliable and punctual? If so click here to read more LWA – Shop Volunteer JD Sept 15,

To apply please email harriet@leedswomensaid.org.uk for an application form.







Leeds Women’s Aid  recruit female relief workers to cover the following areas of work: drop in advice and support sessions, refuge support work, telephone support work.


Successful candidates will have

  • A good understanding of the complex support needs of survivors of domestic violence
  • Experience of working with survivors of domestic violence
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by black and ethnic minority women, disabled women and lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender women experiencing domestic violence.
  • Ability to speak a second community language would be advantageous


Leeds Women’sAid is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity


Please email administration@leedswomensaid.org.uk  to receive an application pack





The Menstone Club are holding a Ladies & Children’s Clothes Sale in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice & Leeds Women’s Aid this Saturday 9th July from 11am till 4pm.


French designer fashion at affordable prices!


The Menstone Club, Farnley Road, Menston LS29 6JW



Phillip Painter

To raise money for Leeds Women’s Aid, Phillip Painter and his wife  will be undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge which is a 24 mile trek up three mountains Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough in under 12 hours.


Please help them to raise much needed funds to transform and rebuild the lives of extremely vulnerable women and children in Leeds. 






Sam & Simon’s Bike Ride on Sunday 8th May.


Well done to you both for cycling an amazing 25 miles for Sam and 50 miles for Simon!!

And raising £500 in the process.

We greatly appreciate all the effort!