Name of the organization
Verein Wiener Frauenhäuser
Type of organization
Non profit organization
Activities implemented to fight gender-based violence (in english)
The association Wiener Frauenhäuser was founded in 1978. There are four women shelters providing protection and assistance to abused and / or threatened women and their children. In total there are about 175 seats available for women and children.
For women who do not want to live in a shelter, but still need help and advice, an outpatient counseling center is available. The consultations are anonymous and free.
Mode of intervention
- Psychological support for victims of violence
- Social support for victims of violence
- Legal support for victims of violence
- Data Production / Studies / Research
Area of action