to provide psychosocial and therapeutic assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as to sensitize the public and professionals to this problem.
We offer a confidential and secure place to stay for a limited period of time (six months). Children are welcome and your stay will be supervised (individual interviews, discussion groups, mother-child interviews).
Rue de Montchoisy 46
If you are in an acute situation of violence, contact the police on the emergency number 117.
You are safe with us and will find peace to plan your next steps with our support. We will provide information and advice about your legal options, accompany you to appointments and connect you to other professionals. We will support you with issues relating to raising your children and the children will regularly be looked after by professionals.
DAO is the umbrella organisation of women’s shelters in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and offers its many years of expertise on the subject of domestic violence.
Dachorganisation der Frauenhäuser Schweiz und Liechtenstein
PO Box 2309
The Frauenhaus beider Basel is the most important facility in the region for women affected by violence, with or without children. For security reasons, the location is not publicly known and is only communicated by telephone when an appointment is made.
The women’s shelter can be reached day and night at 061 681 6633. Telephone counselling is always possible, is confidential and does not commit you to anything. You can find more information at: www.frauenhaus-basel.ch. The website is in many languages.
We offer listening, information and support to those affected.
Our association also has a shelter for women and their children in need of safety.
Rue de Lausanne 91
P.O. Box 538