Advice for professionals

Anyone can make a referral to an Eaves service, including legal professionals, Social Services, police and other voluntary or statutory organisations. Women can also self refer.

If you are unsure which project you need to refer into, please call Eaves’ switchboard on 020 7735 2062 and you will be directed accordingly.

If you know which project you need, please see specific details below.

Project details

Support for victims of trafficking – Poppy Project
Support, accommodation and advocacy for trafficked women aged 16+.

The Poppy Project accepts telephone referrals only. Call 020 7735 2062 and ask to speak with the Poppy Project duty officer. Calls to this number between 5.30pm and 8.30pm will be redirected to the out-of-hours referral line.

Support to exit prostitution – LEA Project
Advice, advocacy, sign-posting and support for women aged 18+ wishing to exit prostitution. To refer to this project please call Eaves’ switchboard.

Peer mentoring for survivors of sexual violence – Amina Scheme
Peer mentoring for women aged 18+ who have experienced sexual violence at any time, including emotional support, help through police reporting, court cases, and compensation claims. To refer to this project please call 020 7840 7959 or e-mail [email protected]

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA)
Court and police support for women and girls aged 13+ who have experienced sexual violence who live, work or study in the Lambeth area. To refer to this project please call Eaves’ switchboard.

Life Skills Service – support with housing
Provides one-to-one advice around avoiding homelessness and accessing temporary or permanent accommodation in addition to a number of skill building workshops.

Journey to Work – Education, training and employment service
Provides support to women in Lambeth and Westminster aged 18+ to access employment and education through one-to-one support and training. To refer to this project please call Eaves’ switchboard.

Eaves services will be running various workshops throughout the year. For more information please call the main switchboard.


As well as one-to-one support sessions with specially-trained workers, we also offer free workshops on a wide range of topics, from healthy eating and parenting skills, to CV writing and interview techniques.

Download workshop timetable
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020 7840 7142

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