If you are exposed to physical and/or mental violence in your marriage or partnership, you alone or together with your children can find shelter in a refuge for battered women. Women threatened with or affected by forced marriage can also find help here. Women seeking shelter in a refuge for battered women must be minimum 18 years old. The address of the shelter is not disclosed. You can call us at: ++49 (0)5251/5151.
If possible, take the following things with you:
The shelter for battered women is not a home. You will look after yourself and your children and share your room with them. You share common rooms with other women and children.
Only women live and work here. You will have opportunity of talking about what you have been going through.
If you want, while you live here, we staff member advise and assist you in the following matters:
Women with acute psychic illness or drug addiction or homeless women are not admitted to the Paderborn shelter for battered women.