National:

Police:  112
Ambulance:  112

Medical Help

  1. Philippi Trust Namibia
    Offers counselling and training for women who are in need of assistance.
    Address: Cnr. Beethoven & Strauss, Street, Windhoek
    Phone: 061-259291
  2. Helpline
    Provides free 24-hour telephone counselling and follow-up services to any person feeling distressed, deeply depressed or suicidal. Counselling is also provided in cases of domestic violence and sexual abuse, confusion, alcohol/ drug-related problems, or spiritual troubles.
    Address: 9 Saphire Street, Vineta, Swakopmund
    Phone: 081 127 1002/3 or 081 233 0216/7
    Email:
    hisway@iway.na or helpline@swk.namib.com
  3. Dutch Reformed Church Benevolence Board - Social Service Council
    Offers counselling and medical referrals.
    Address: Windhoek Sinodial Church Office 34 Feld Street, Windhoek
    Phone: 061-237296
    Fax: 061-227287
  4. Developmental & Social Welfare Services
    Offers counselling, and medical assistance for women.
    Address: Central Hospital Complex, Harvey Street, Windhoek West
    Phone: 061-203 2602
  5. Okahandja Youth Guidance Centre
    Offers medical referrals and assistance for women.
    Address: Alex Neib Street, Okahandja
    Phone: 062-502013
    Fax: 062-501731
  6. Karibib Shelter for Women
    Offers assistance for women in the form of counselling and medical assistance.
    Address: PO Box 161, Karibib
    Phone: 064-550303
  7. Helping Hand Welfare Organisation
    Offers support for women who have survived domestic violence in the form of counselling.
    Address: Corner Pasteur & Schonlein Streets, Windhoek
    Telephone: 061-257986
    Fax: 061-257986
    E-mail:
    ncccwhk@iway.na 
  8. Friendly Haven Shelter
    Provides counselling for women who have faced violence.  
    Address: PO Box 10081, Khomasdal
    Phone: 061-213302
  9. Namibia Women's Health Network
    Offers medical help and assistance. Namibia Women’s Health Network (NWHN) is a community-based organization founded to empower those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS in Namibia.
    Address: 22 Johann Albrecht Street P.O. Box 23778 Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia
    Email:
    nwhn@criaasadc.org

Legal Help

  1. Dutch Reformed Church Benevolence Board - Social Service Council
    Offers legal aid for survivors of violence.
    Address: Windhoek Sinodial Church Office 34 Feld Street, Windhoek
    Phone: 061-237296
    Fax: 061-227287
  2. Developmental & Social Welfare Services
    Offers legal assistance for women.
    Address: Central Hospital Complex, Harvey Street, Windhoek West
    Phone: 061-203 2602
  3. Okahandja Youth Guidance Centre
    Offers legal counselling assistance for survivors of violence.
    Address: Alex Neib Street, Okahandja
    Phone: 062-502013
    Fax: 062-501731
  4. Namibia Women's Network
    Offers legal education and awareness, and access to legal aid
    Address: 11 Behring Street, Bachbrecht, Windhoek
    Phone: 061-247191 / 061-246331
    Fax: 061-247581 Email:
    nwn@iway.na 
  5. Legal Assistance Center
    Offers legal aid and assistance for women, and representation of women who have survived violence.
    Address: PO Box 604, 4 Marien Ngouabi Street, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: +264 61 223356
    Fax: +264 61 234953
    Email:
    info@lac.org.na 
  6. Karibib Shelter for Women
    Offers assistance for women in the form of legal assistance.
    Address: PO Box 161, Karibib
    Phone: 064-550303
  7. Helping Hand Welfare Organisation
    Offers support for women who have survived domestic violence in the form of legal support.
    Address: Corner Pasteur & Schonlein Streets, Windhoek
    Telephone: 061-257986
    Fax: 061-257986
    E-mail:
    ncccwhk@iway.na 
  8. Ecumenical Women of Namibia
    Offers women assistance in the form of legal support for women.
    Address: Andreas Kahuati str. 13/9, P.O. Box 20321, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: 061 237900
    Fax: 061 237913
  9. Ecumenical Women of Namibia
    Offers legal assistance for women.
    Postal Address (Main Contact)P.O. Box 7005, Katutura, Namibia
    Phone: 264 61 26 22 98
  10. Namibia Rights and Responsibilities (NAMRIGHT)
    Offers legal aid, representation and awareness programs for women.
    Address: Liberty Center 116 John Meinert Street Windhoek-West P. O. Box 23592 Windhoek Republic of Namibia
    Phone: +264 61 236 183 or +264 61 253 447
    Fax: +264 61 234 286
    Website:
    www.nshr.org.na/ 

Resources (Food, Shelter, Clothing, Crisis Response)

  1. Stop the Violence Women's Group
    This is a voluntary support group for past and present woman and child victims of domestic violence and all forms of abuse.
    Address: PO Box 488, Okahandja
    Phone: 062-501355
  2. Dutch Reformed Church Benevolence Board - Social Service Council
    Offers shelter for survivors of violence.
    Address: Windhoek Sinodial Church Office 34 Feld Street, Windhoek
    Phone: 061-237296
    Fax: 061-227287
  3. Developmental & Social Welfare Services
    Offers shelter referral, social welfare and financial assistance for women.
    Address: Central Hospital Complex, Harvey Street, Windhoek West
    Phone: 061-203 2602
  4. Tsumeb Women’s and Children’s Centre
    Provides immediate temporary shelter for women and children when it is unsafe for them to return to their homes. The centre also assists neglected children and infants, and child victims of sexual abuse.
    Address: Cnr. Third Road & Sixth Street, Block no 2600, Tsumeb
    Phone: 067-221622
    Fax: Care of 067 221622
  5. Okahandja Youth Guidance Centre
    Offers shelter and medical referrals for survivors of violence.
    Address: Alex Neib Street, Okahandja
    Phone: 062-502013
    Fax: 062-501731
  6. Otjikoto (Oshivello)
    Offers assistance for women in the Oshivello community
    Phone: 081 260 9662
  7. Otjikoto (Tsumeb)
    Offers assistance for women in the Tsumeb community
    Phone: 067-220796
  8. Tsaraxa Aibes Group: Hardap (Mariental)
    Offers assistance for women in the Mariental community
    Phone: 063-242084
  9. Try Again Women Against Violence: Otjozondjupa (Otjiwarongo)
    Offers assistance for women in the Otjiwarongo community
    Phone: 067-303386
  10. Omega Women’s Group: Hardap (Haruchab)
    Offers assistance for women in the Haruchab community
    Phone: 063-260152
  11. Okahandja Drop-in Centre: Otjozondjupa (Okahandja)
    Offers assistance for women in the Okahandja community
    Phone:  062-502106
  12. Khaibasen Group: Hardap (Stampriet)
    Offers assistance for women in the Stampriet community
    Phone: 063-177400
  13. Hai om Women’s League: Kunene (Outjo)
    Offers assistance for women in the Outjo community
    Phone: 067-313445
  14. Anbasen Group
    Offers assistance for women in the Omatjene farm community
    Phone: 067-304407
  15. Karibib Shelter for Women
    Offers assistance for women in the form of shelter and social welfare assistance.
    Address: PO Box 161, Karibib
    Phone: 064-550303
  16. Friendly Haven Shelter
    Provides shelter, support group, social welfare support and job-seeking assistance
    Address: PO Box 10081, Khomasdal
    Phone: 061-213302
  17. Young Women's Christian Association Namibia
    Offers assistance to women who have survived violence.
    Address: P.O. Box 21445, Community Centre, Katutura 9000, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel/Fax: 061 263484
  18. Bricks Community Project
    Provides assistance for women who are vulnerable to violence.
    Address: P.O. Box 20642, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: 061 262726
    Fax: 061 263510

Education and Employment

  1. Namibian Working Women's Forum
    Provides assistance for women in the form of support, economic empowerment, workplace safety and counselling.
    Address: 15 Marjorie Clarke str., Olympia P.O. Box 3739, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: 061 251305
    Fax: 061 253130
  2. Namibian Women's Association (NAWA)
    Offers assistance for women in the form of education and training.
    Address: P.O. Box 3370, John Knox Street, Maroela, Katutura
    Tel: 061 262461
    Fax: 061 213379
  3. Women's Action for Development
    Provides assistance for women in the form of economic and educational assistance.
    Address: P.O. Box 370, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: 061 227630
    Fax: 061 236372
  4. Helping Hand Welfare Organisation
    Offers support for women who have survived domestic violence in the form of training and education.
    Address: Corner Pasteur & Schonlein Streets, Windhoek
    Telephone: 061-257986
    Fax: 061-257986
    E-mail:
    ncccwhk@iway.na 
  5. Ecumenical Women of Namibia
    Offers women assistance in the form economic empowerment of women.
    Address: Andreas Kahuati str. 13/9, P.O. Box 20321, Windhoek, Namibia
    Tel: 061 237900
    Fax: 061 237913
  6. Ecumenical Women of Namibia
    Offers economic empowerment assistance for women.
    Postal Address (Main Contact)P.O. Box 7005, Katutura, Namibia
    Phone: 264 61 26 22 98
  7. Women’s Action for Development
    Offers assistance for the socio-economic rehabilitation of women.
    Address: 3rd Ruhr Street Northern Industrial Area PO Box 370 Windhoek 9000
    Phone: +26461227630
    Fax: +26461400156
    Website:
    www.wad.org.na/ 
  8. Nyae Nyae Development Foundation of Namibia (NNDFN)
    Offers support and empowerment for the women, economically and socially, including land and human rights
    Postal Address: PO Box 9026, Eros, Windhoek, Namibia Physical Address: 9, Delius Street, Windhoek West, Windhoek, Namibia
    Phone: + 264 (0)61 236 327
    Fax: + 264 (0)61 225 997
    Email:
    nndfn@iafrica.com.na