Resources for Domestic Violence Agencies in Nigeria

by Uche Onegeria 20 Sep , 2017  

I was curious to know if there are resources available to Nigerians who are experiencing domestic abuse and I was truly glad to see that a lot of work has been done in that area. Kudos to Nigerians. We take care of our own!

If you are going through domestic violence in Nigeria or know someone who needs help, please there are many resources available to help us all.

Project Alert on Violence Against Women
Lagos Office
17/21 Akinsanya Street off Isheri Road,
Ojodu-Berger, Lagos.
Telephone: 234-1-8209387; 08052004698; 08180091072
Facebook page:

21, Akinsanya Street
Off Isheri Road, Taiwo Bus stop (Behind FRSC)
Ojodu – Berger
P.O.Box 15456, Ikeja
Lagos, Nigeria.

Abuja Office
26 Bamenda Street, Off Abidjan Street, Wuse Zone 3
Telephone: 234-1-8708618

Media Concern Initiative
15A Bolodeoku Crescent, Dideolu Estate
By Sweet Sensation, Ijaiye Road,
Ogba -Lagos
Tel: 01-8944915, 08058208164

Mirabel Centre
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Department of Family Medicine
Lagos State University Teaching Hospital
Ikeja-Lagos Tel: 08056268573

Office of the Public Defender
Lagos State Ministry of Justice
2/8 Iyun Street (Barracks Bus-stop)
By National Stadium

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs
Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa-Ikeja
Child Abuse Help Lines: 08085753932, 08102678442

Women Empowerment and Legal Aid
25, Adekunle Fajuyi Way,
GRA Ikeja, Lagos.
08021063232, 08120799122, 08058143602

Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre, WARDC
9B James Oluleye Crescent
Off Adeniyi Jones Street, Ikeja-Lagos;

Domestic And Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Lagos State.
Email address:
Hotlines: 112 , 08056268573 , 07080601080 , 08085754226 , 07032165181, 08137960048.
Where to report: Police Stations with Special Family Units
Adeniji Adele – 0810-498-2245
Isokoko – 08081774694
Ilupeju – 08033137432
Panti – 0807-440-8863
Office of the Public Defender – 0708-0601-080
Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation – 0808-575-4226
Ministry of Justice – 0703-837-9705

Helplines for child abuse (08085753932, 08102678442)

Helplines Domestic violence (08057542266, 08102678443)

Find nationwide resources on legal, housing and shelter support, Helpline, Counseling etc. from the Nigerian Domestic Violence/Abuse resource centre

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