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Ashiana Network

The Ashiana network’s purpose is to:
- empower South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women who are experiencing domestic violence with culturally sensitive advice, support and safe housing- enabling them to make positive and appropriate choices for themselves.
- raise awareness of domestic violence and carry out preventative work with the community as a whole.
The services we provide:

1)      Sunflowers Support Group
Support group open to any woman living in Waltham Forest affected by domestic violence who wishes to talk about her experiences in a confidential and supportive environment. 
2)      Ashiana Youth Services: Education and advice
The aim of the project is to raise awareness of domestic violence, abuse and children’s rights with young people to help prevent abuse
o   Counselling and support services for young people affected by domestic violence
o   Youth projects
o   Workshops
The following services are specifically for South Asian, Turkish & Iranian women, between the ages of 16-30, without children.We offer a wide range of services including:
-          Refuge accommodation for women
-          One to one outreach services
-          In house counselling 
We also run free workshops on the following:

- domestic violence
- forced marriages
- relationships
- homelessness
- drug/ alcohol abuse
- stress management
- bullying
- racism
- eating disorders/body image
- confidence building  
The aim of these sessions are designed to increase the audiences understanding and awareness of the chosen topic. 

Who to contact

020 8539 0427
Fax: 020 8539 6800

Where to go

Greater London House
547-551 High Road Leytonstone
E11 4PB

Other Information


Age Ranges
From 16 years to 30 years
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