What We Do

To achieve a world free from violence and abuse we: 

- work collectively with 41 member shelters.

- change systems to improve services for women, children and seniors. 

- share and develop knowledge to respond to domestic violence.

- are changing the public conversation about violence against women and girls.

We Believe

We believe in:

  • Women's rights, equality and empowerment.
  • Inclusive practices and policies which affirm the dignity of all.
  • Solidarity with ACWS members.
  • Stewardship of the resources gifted to us by generations of women.