Our impact

Building safe lives and strong futures for women and girls.

Women and girls are experiencing violence and abuse right now.

  • 28% of women have experienced domestic abuse in the UK since the age of 16
  • 85,000 women are raped in England and Wales every year
  • 59% of girls and young women aged 13-21 faced some form of sexual harassment at school or college in the past year

Whatever form violence comes in, we work to end it.

  • We’ve worked with 16,449 women and children across our services
  • Solace runs 19 refuges with space for 132 families
  • 93% of service users reported that the service helped them to feel safer
  • 96% of service users would recommend the service to a friend or relative
  • Solace supported 493 women with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) over the last year
  • Our free advice line takes over 200 calls each week
  • Solace provided 754 women & children with refuge accommodation and supported accommodation
  • Our volunteers contributed 15,400 hours of voluntary support