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
  • Accommodation
  • Data Production / Studies / Research
  • Other

Area of action


Contact informations

Amerlingstraße 1
Wien 1060
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