Resources library

Displaying 11 - 20 of 21

Safe as Houses Report: How the system is failing women and children fleeing abuse in London

The Safe as Houses report reaffirms our long-term commitment to putting housing at the top of the agenda for women fleeing VAWG and builds on our report published in 2016, ‘The Price of Safety’.It evidences the need for radical change but also offers solutions to improve the situation for women fleeing abuse in London.

Sexual Violence and Housing

This self-help guide is for survivors of sexual abuse who are experiencing difficulties with housing, or who would like to know
more about the options available to them.

Social Impact Report: Ascent Advice & Counselling

The Social Impact Report 2015 shows that Ascent Advice and Counselling (A&C) has generated real social value for the people of London in the first 2 years of its operation, providing valuable services to over 24,000 women and girls affected by violence across every London borough. It also provides a platform for further learning to ensure all women and girls have the best possible support and clear choices and pathways to aid their safety, well-being and recovery.

Solace Impact Report 2019

We are proud to release our Impact Report for the year ending March 2019, showcasing the amazing work we did across all boroughs of London from April 2018 to March 2019.

Solace London Champions Network

We know that domestic and sexual abuse affects everyone, across all communities and that coming forward to seek help can be so difficult. This was why we began to create champions, training people from across sectors to be equipped to spot the signs of abuse and take action.

Solace's 5 Year Strategy 2016 - 2021

The Way Forward - Solace's 5 Year Strategic Plan

Solace's Rape Crisis Referral Form 2019

Download the referral form for North London Rape Crisis run by Solace. 

Tech Abuse - A guide for professionals & resource list

This guide was developed by a socio-technical research team at University College London. It covers how internet-connected devices can affect victims of domestic and sexual violence and abuse and is aimed at frontline workers and support services working to support those affected.

A resource list is also available as supplementary material to better inform and guide victims of tech abuse.

The Price of Safety: How the housing system is failing women and children fleeing domestic abuse

Solace Women’s Aid has conducted research into the housing pathways of women and children survivors of domestic abuse who have come through Solace refuges. This research highlights systemic unfairness and discrimination against women and children fleeing domestic abuse in London.

The Silver Project - Evaluating our Domestic Abuse Service for Women Over 55

This report provides an evaluation of the Silver Project, which aims to minimise the risk of violence and abuse for older survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

The Silver project worked with over 120 older women affected by domestic and sexual violence between Oct 2013 and Jan 2016. The evaluation has demonstrated that the project’s beneficiaries are safer, healthier, less isolated and more confident as a result of their engagement with the project.