Our Transit Social Home “NUR” serves women affected by violence, including:
- Sexual violence, forced or early marriage, abduction for the purpose of forced marriage, polygamy;
- Domestic violence;
- Human trafficking and vulnerable migration.
Women and their children (boys – up to 12 years old) are offered residential services.
Underage children who have suffered violence are admitted to the Transit Home only if accompanied by their mother or female guardians.
Assistance at the Transit Home is provided through two specialized programs:
Emergency assistance program provides essential emergency assistance in a safe residential environment.
- Duration of stay – up to 4 weeks.
- The program can accommodate up to 18 women and children.
Our emergency assistance program offers:
- necessary psychological, legal and social services;
- legal protection and representation by a lawyer or human rights defender in court;
- referral to emergency health and social services.
Long-term assistance program is aimed at the rehabilitation and reintegration of women who are determined to establish an independent life free from violence.
- Duration of stay – up to 8 months.
- The program can accommodate up to 12 women and their children.
- The program offers longer term support for women who are motivated to permanently leave a violent situation and establish an independent life free from violence.
Our long-term assistance program offers a continuum of legal, psychological and social services to assist women in developing resilience and the necessary skills for sustainable rehabilitation and social integration, including:
- legal protection and representation by a lawyer or a human rights defender in court;
- individual and group counseling;
- assistance with enrolment in education or vocational training programs and job placement;
- assistance in enrolling children in public kindergartens and schools.