The accommodation service offers a safe temporary place for women, with or without children, who need it. The service is confidential and available 24/7. Every woman or family gets a room for the whole stay. The other rooms of the house are common ground for all users.
During their stay, women receive individual monitoring with a social worker, to take time to better observe the different forms of violence of which they have been victims and to establish different approaches on how to manage what happens next.
The women staying at the Maison can participate in group workshops where different themes are addressed to break isolation by creating solidarity bonding with people who have lived through similar experiences.
A specially assigned social worker can bring support to women in their approaches in a legal, social, or even immigration matters. she can also go to court with the women, if needed.
The impacts of violence can manifest in many ways to the children who witness it, that is why mothers and children are guided by a youth social worker during the whole stay.
A help and support line is available day and night. This line is there to give immediate support to domestic violence victims and their circle.
The maison d’hébergement l’aquarelle plays an active role in the community, so that people can be aware and learn about domestic violence, and to stimulate involvement and solution oriented collectivity.
Follow-up external meetings mean to help women and their children on different levels. these meetings are offered without the accommodation or post-accommodation.
There are numerous and diversified offered services for the youth.