Staying safe

Your safety is crucial. Here is some practical advice if you think you may be in an abusive relationship. Read more

Confidential, free helpline

JWA runs a domestic abuse helpline which is confidential, free and completely anonymous. Call 0808 801 0500 Read more

Therapy services

JWA offers a range of therapeutic services for our clients Read more

Client Support

Our professional client support team offers practical and emotional support for women affected by domestic violence and abuse Read more

'Get' Refusal

A 'Get' is the Jewish document of divorce. Some men refuse to give their wives a 'Get', which 'chains' them to the marriage even if they have been divorced in the civil courts. Read more

Children's therapy

Children's therapy is available for the children of our clients. Our therapists can also offer our clients parenting support. Read more

For parents

Resources for supporting your children Read more

What the Jewish religion says

Jewish law expressly forbids domestic violence and abuse, yet Jewish law is sometimes used and interpreted inappropriately making a wife think she has to put up with abusive behaviour. Read more

Outings

JWA arranges outings for clients and their children Read more

Parenting advice

Our children's therapists offer parenting advice for our clients Read more