Ashiana Network

Referral address

PO Box 816
Greater London
E11 1QY

Referral phone

020 8539 0427

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Ashiana provides temporary refuge accommodation across three schemes. We have 21 bed spaces for South Asian, Turkish and Middle Eastern Women between the ages of 16-35, who are experiencing all forms VAWG; including domestic violence, sexual violence, harmful practices, such as forced marriage, honour-based violence and female genital mutilation. Referral criteria would also include women with no recourse to public funds, women who are homeless as a result of domestic violence, women with low/medium support needs.

Who we cannot help

Alcohol dependant individuals. Drug dependant individuals. Needs too high.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 35

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Initial contact by phone Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm. Need to speak to applicant as well as agency. If there is a vacancy and applicant meets referral criteria, place offered immediately. Referral form completed on phone.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 staff on site Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Provide short term/crisis counselling, advice on benefits, health care, education, employment, applications for rehousing and accessing legal advice. Workshops covering sexuality, domestic violence etc.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 21
  • Total spaces: 21


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  • Disabled facilities: 2 out of 3 refuges have disability access.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Office: Leytonstone tube station - 10 mins walk.


Food, clothes, bedding, money. Phone 020 8539 0427 or email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Ashiana Network and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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