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WAO SERVICES

refuge


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


Telephone counseling is available to deal with women's problems, crisis situations and to provide basic legal information.

Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.

face-to-face counseling


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.

Useful Contacts

Women's Aid Organisation 03 756 3488
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
Police
Welfare
Hospitals etc.......
 
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Women's Aid Organisation
Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita
P.O. Box 493 Jalan Sultan
46760 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia.
Tel. +60 3 756 3488
Fax. +60 3 756 3237
Email: wao@po.jaring.my

WAO is a registered society 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 Aids Council.

Legal disclaimer
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