Support, Wellbeing, Advocacy and ENablement

What is the SWAN Project?

The Swansea Women’s Aid SWAN Project supports women who are sex working in Swansea . We provide practical and emotional support and aim to improve the safety and wellbeing of women accessing the service.

Where is the project based?

We are based at the Swansea Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop 35-36 Singleton Street Swansea. We offer 1:1 appointments, outreach provision and crisis support. The service is flexible and non-judgemental and we work  to provide a quick response to address the immediate support needs of women who are engaging in sex work.

What support can the SWAN Project offer?

  • Personal safety advice
  • Access to Ugly Mugs reporting and alerts to promote safety
  • Advocacy and support to address individual needs
  • Help to report concerns or crime to the police

We can support women to access the following services:

  • Housing Options
  • Sexual Health Service
  • Mental Health Service
  • Drug and Alcohol Agencies
  • SARC—Sexual Assault Referral Center

How can I refer someone to SWAN?

The project accepts self-referrals or agency referrals. Agency referrals need to be made via completion of the SWAN project referral form below.