Our partnerships

Working together in partnership

Some of our best work has been achieved by working collaboratively and in partnership with other organisations both big and small. By working together we have been able to harness our joint and complementary expertise for the benefit of women and children experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence.

We are always keen to hear from organisations who might want to work with us.  We believe that together we can do more.   We are particularly keen to work with organisations who support women, children and young  people from diverse cultural backgrounds, working intersectionally, across all protected characteristics; as well as organisations who work in housing, health, education and care sectors and those tackling exclusion and poverty.

Get in touch for further information.
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Ascent

Funded by London Councils, Ascent is a partnership project that is part of the London Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Consortium, delivering a range of services to support women affected by domestic and/or sexual violence.  Solace is lead partner, working with 14 organisations, on the Ascent Advice & Counselling partnership. This pan-London collaboration provides specialist counselling and advice services to women and girls affected by domestic/ sexual violence. Services include 1 to 1 counselling; 1-1 advice; group work, legal advice and training and No Recourse to Public Funds assistance. For more information about this project email AscentA&[email protected]

Commonweal

Commonweal Housing is a charity which works in partnership to tackle social inequalities and injustice through housing. Solace works in partnership with Commonweal to run the Amari Project and the Rhea Project. The Amari Project is  2nd stage accommodation with floating support for women sexually exploited through prostitution or trafficking. The Rhea Project is also delivered in partnership with Southwark Housing Solutions and offers high quality temporary accommodation with support to women made homeless due to domestic abuse or other forms of violence. 

WiSER

The WiSER Project works with women aged 16+ affected by Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) who find it difficult to access/engage with support and who are facing severe and multiple disadvantage.
Advocates use assertive outreach techniques and work with women in a trauma-informed way to enable them to access support, increase their self-esteem, reduce their risk and make safe choices.
The Project is a one year project, funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and is delivered in a partnership between Solace Women’s Aid, Fulfilling Lives Islington and Camden, NIA, Hopscotch and IMECE. Women at the Well provide expertise regarding prostitution and AVA leads on training and evaluation. The Project works across four London boroughs – Islington, Camden, Enfield and Haringey.

Angelou

The Angelou partnership consists of 8 specialist organisations working to tackle Violence Against Women and Girls in the three borough area (Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham). This includes supporting survivors of incidents of sexual violence, FGM, forced marriage, honour based violence, domestic abuse, and work with younger women. The 8 organisations are Galop, Standing Together Against Domestic Violence, Advance, African Women’s Care, Woman’s Trust, Al Hasaniya, Hestia, Solace Women’s Aid and Women and Girls Network.