To provide a place of safety and development to women and children suffering mental, emotional, physical and sexual or any other forms of abuse.
To ensure confidentiality is observed by all persons frequenting the refuge, this includes all workers and regular visitors
To recognise and care for the physical, emotional and educational development needs of the children who attend the service.
To respect and where necessary foster the parent/child relationship.
To offer support and information to any person in relation to violence against women whether or not they are in a refuge.
Brief Description of Refuge/Support Service:
Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services has bedroom accommodation, residential kitchen, dining room, sitting room, arts & craft room, fully equipped playroom staffed by childcare team and a smaller playroom supervised by mothers. There is also an outside safety play area, laundry room and large meeting room, various staff offices and a staff kitchen.