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Children & Young People

Children and Young People

Foyle Women’s Aid works to meet the needs of children and young people who have experienced domestic violence. Women’s Aid believes that:

  • Domestic Violence impacts negatively on children and young people as victims and witnesses
  • Children and young people have a right to safety and support services to enable them to thrive and reach their full potential.
  • By supporting mothers who have experienced domestic violence, children and young people are also supported.
  • Children and young people have in built resilience, and with appropriate support and early intervention this resilience can be nurtured and developed.
  • Partnership working with other agencies is essential to ensure children and young people’s voices are heard and support is available.

Foyle Women’s Aid specialises in tailored children’s programmes including:

Helping Hands

Aimed at 5 – 11 year olds, this programme promotes children’s rights to safety and aims to develop self esteem and confidence through fun activities and discussion.

Heading For Healthy Relationships

Aimed at 12 – 16 year olds, this programmes raises awareness regarding the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships.


This programme is suitable for al children who have experienced Domestic Violence. It promotes self-esteem, assertiveness, exploration and development of children’s feelings. This programme takes children on a journey of self discovery.

Girl Power

A self esteem and self worth programme aimed at female teenagers.

Other Services offered include:

• Creche

• After school club

• Trips

• School Holiday play schemes

• Specialist group programmes

• Youth Services


Telephone Foyle Women’s Aid on 028 7141 6800

Contact Us

24 Pump Street, Derry, BT48 6JG

PHONE: (028) 7141 6800

FAX: (028) 7128 0061

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