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Ascent Specialist Refuge Network

What we provide


38 specialist 24-hour refuge and second-stage accommodation bed-spaces and package of intensive targeted support to enhance safety and remove barriers.

Life Skills

Programme of group-work and workshops to enhance health, wellbeing, resilience living-skills and vocational skills. Our clients are empowered with knowledge.


Resettlement is a rehabilitative process that allows our clients to give back exponentially to society through supporting their independence and their longer-lasting outcomes.


Outreach service supporting and enabling women to access alternative refuge accommodation/be supported in independent living.


Awareness-raising  workshops to help professionals overcome barriers to access through intercultural advisory that tackles key issues at the root of society.

Referral Pathways

Developing referral pathways with housing providers to secure alternative accommodation for women at risk and unable to access refuge.

Key Information

Who's involved?

Ashiana Network is leading on this project funded by London Councils. The network partnership consists of 'Ashiana Network', 'Solace Women's Aid', 'nia project' and 'IKWRO'.

Years of experience in one partnerhship.

The partnership has substantial experience and expertise in delivering specialist domestic and sexual violence services helping thousands of women every year.

Handling complex cases

The Specialist Refuge Network supports women presenting with additional needs such as mental health, problematic substance use, sexual exploitation, trafficking, harmful practices and No Recourse to Public Funds.

Safety, Prevention and Risk Mitigation

To put an end to VAWG, the Network dedicates safe, temporary accommodation across refuge and second-stage housing, working intensively with women to improve safety and enable them to effectively exit violent and abusive relationships/situations.

Delivery Partners

NIA Project

Solace Women's Aid


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020 8539 0427
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