Free Legal Counseling

If you need legal counsel or advice due to abuse, you can talk to counselors at Women’s Counseling. Women’s Counseling main goal is to offer women legal advice but they do assist anyone seeking their services, regardless of their sex. Their services is free of charge and those who turn to them don't need to give their name or any other personal data.

The Women’s Counseling is on the second floor and there is an elevator in the building. If you use a wheelchair, you need to notify them first so someone can meet you on the first floor. The Women’s Counseling does not pay for sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired. If you need a language interpretation, they get assistance from W.O.M.E.N who are located in the same building.

The Women’s Counseling is located at Túngata 14 (Hallveigarstaðir) in Reykjavík. Opening hours are Tuesdays from 8 pm to 10 pm and Thursdays from 2 pm to 4 pm. You can either show up or call first: 5521500.

Women's Counseling offers free legal and social service counseling.

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W.O.M.E.N (Women Of Multicultural Ethnicity Network in Iceland) is a social organization for women of foreign origin living in Iceland.

Women's Shelter

The Women‘s Shelter offers counseling and a safe place to stay for any woman who has experienced abuse in a close relationship.

Icelandic Human Rights Centre

At the Icelandic Human Rights Centre, immigrants can get free legal counsel.

Financial Abuse

Honor-based abuse is often hidden, because the perpetrator is usually a close relative who believes that the victim will or has dishonored them or the family.

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