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Help And Shelter Inc, Guyana Charity Profile
Our mission is to change the attitudes to the use of violence and practices of violence in our homes and in the wider society
Help & Shelter was founded in 1995 to work against all types of violence, especially domestic violence and child abuse.
On this website, you can find information about domestic violence, statistics related to our clients, information about shelter for abused women and their children; some of our manuals and leaflets which are available for download and free distribution.
Studies of domestic violence in Guyana estimate that between 1 in 3 and 2 in 3 women are victims. We also know that domestic violence
* Studies of domestic violence in Guyana estimate that between 1 in 3 and 2 in 3 women are victims. We also know that domestic violence against children, against the disabled and against the elderly is endemic.
* Help and Shelter's mission is to is to work towards the elimination of violence in all its forms by helping to create a society where attitudes to use of violence and practices of violence have been transformed.
* In a client base of over 5,000 persons, 85% are female , 14% are under 18 and 80% are victims of spousal abuse
Help And Shelter Inc, Guyana Donation Information
We regret that we cannot accept donations of items which will be shipped to us since it is very time consuming to clear the deliveries.