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Find out what LWA can offer in terms of services, help and support for anyone suffering abuse or anyone affected by it.

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Living Without Abuse charity provide help and support for ANYONE suffering from domestic abuse or sexual violence in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.


“I can’t tell you what a difference you have made in my life, you’ve allowed me to re-find myself and become strong again.”

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Living Without Abuse (LWA) believes that all people have the right to live safely and without fear of violence and abuse. On this site we offer information and advice to anyone experiencing domestic abuse and/or sexual violence.  We can also provide support services to anyone living in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.  We are committed to raising awareness of domestic abuse and sexual violence, working towards its prevention and eradication, and assisting those affected by this crime to determine their own lives.

LWA is part of a consortium called United Against Violence and Abuse (UAVA) and togther we deliver services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for domestic and sexual abuse. For more information see our webpage www.uava.org.uk or ring our helpline on 0808 80 200 28.

You can follow us on social media:
Facebook: Living Without Abuse
Twitter: @lwacharity
Instagram: @lwacharity


This website gives friendly advice for anyone:

  • Trying to escape domestic and/or sexual abuse
  • Needing to know more about our services here in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Wishing to learn more about domestic and sexual abuse issues



Current job opportunities can be found here.


Survivor Survey

Our Commissioners are completing a surevy with survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.  If you would like to take part you can access the survey here – DASVsurvey.


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