“Crisis Centre” operated by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados
Type of measure: Other service for victims/survivors
Form of violence: Violence against women in general
Level of government: NGO Initiative
In 1986, the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados established a “Crisis Centre” offering counselling and support services to victims of abuse who contact them through the Centre’s confidential hotline. The Crisis Centre has been able to place some of the women who call the hotline in “safe houses” for short periods.
Evaluation: No known evaluation undertaken to date.
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Date information on this measure was last updated: 08-02-2009