Survivor Stories

At Cawes , we provide shelter and assistance to women and their children who have suffered a variety of abuse.These are their stories...

 

 

  • Doreen's Story

    Our little two year old daughter was peeking through the door, you can see her blue eyes in the crack of the door. I just remembered being terrified for her...
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  • Tammy's Story

    The first time a man hit me I was 15 years old…
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  • Anita's Story

    …I have always said that my life began 17 years ago – I am now 45 years of age. For the first 28 years, I walked on this earth as though I lived in a haze…
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  • Heather's Story

    “…It never felt real that this did really happen to me and if it didn’t feel real to me how could other people believe me? But I know that it did happen and writing this chapter of my life has made it feel real…”
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