The Bray Womens Refuge is a voluntary organisation since 1978 working to combat the social effects of domestic violence by:
Our Philosophy of Care
The Bray Women's Refuge upholds a philosophy of mutual self help and empowerment. Our philosophy of care underpins the way we work with clients which is
The ethos of the women's refuge is a developmental one:
Our staff are trained to uphold the highest level of confidentiality and to provide a professional service to clients seeking our support.
To be effective Domestic Violence support organisations must model relationships of equality and fairness and re-conceptualise power in a way that distinguishes between creative power and violating power. Women who have experienced Domestic Violence have experienced an abuse of power so services cannot replicate this!
Bray Women's Refuge is committed to upholding this philosophy in its service provision.