Latin American Women Rights LAWRS

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Overview

The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a human rights, feminist organisation run for Latin American women, and 100% run by Latin American women.

Their mission is to reach out and provide tools to empower Latin American women in the UK to pursue personal and social change. They help women to assert their rights to be free from all forms of discrimination and violence, lead empowered and fulfilled lives, enjoy their human rights to the full and become central actors in achieving social change.

They support the immediate and long-term needs of Latin American women migrants in the UK through specialist advice, advocacy, information and counselling services in a personalised, confidential and impartial manner. All their services are free, held in Spanish and Portuguese and in women-only settings.

They offer:

  • Housing, Benefits and Debt advice
  • Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Latin American Girls and Young Women
  • Policy, Research, Advocacy and Campaigning
  • Outreach and Integration
  • English Classes
  • Trafficking and Prostitution
  • Practical Guides
  • Additional Services, including Childcare and Family Law
  • EU Settlement Scheme

 

They also have a helpline open Monday to Friday 11am to 1pm:  0808 145 4909

Contact Details

Phone:
Main office: 020 7336 0888 Southwark Office: María Noel Genné 07708 133886

Email:
info@lawrs.org.uk

Website:
https://www.lawrs.org.uk/

Address:
LAWRS, Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street. London, EC1Y 8RT LAWRS in South London: c/o ATD Fourth World, 48 Addington Square, London SE5 7LB

Other Info

Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 10.00am - 6.00pm. Closed between 1pm and 2pm.

Disabled Access:
Please ask when you enquire.

Directions:
Main Office is located near Old Street Station (Northern Line). Exit: Subway 3 Buses: 43, 50, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243 and 271. The closest stop is City Road. Southwark Office: Near Burgess Park, Camberwell road. Buses: 12, 35, 40, 42, 45, 68, 148, 171, 176, 468, N68, N89, N171.

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