WAO provides a home to battered women and their children. The refuge is also a centre for WAO's activities relating to family, women and domestic violence issues.
Telephone counseling is available to deal with women's problems, crisis situations and to provide basic legal information.
Qualified social workers offer counseling sessions to women who may not necessarily seek shelter but want counseling. Appointments with social workers required.
Anak Angkat programme
The Child Sponsorship Programme for the children of WAO's ex-residents. Monthly donations are made to meet the school expenses of a needy child.
Child Care Centre
A Centre for the children of WAO's ex-residents who have decided to live independently. The children are given a home, education at local schools and a support system to meet their physical, mental and emotional needs.
Women's Crisis Centre, Penang 04 228 0342
All Women Action Society of Malaysia 03 757 0224
TELEDERA 1 800 883040
Befrienders 03 756 8144
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with tax exemption status under Registrar of Societies. WAO is a member of
the Joint Action Group against Violence Against Women and an affiliate
member of the National Council of Women's Organisations and the Malaysian
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