Our Vision, Mission & Values


All women, men and children have the right to live safely, free from fear and harm. We will provide high quality, accessible services, tailored to meet the needs of all individuals, whose lives are affected by domestic violence



To support women, men and children in the Metropolitan District of Leeds, whose lives are affected by domestic abuse. To offer community based outreach services, providing practical and emotional support, advocacy and information.


To empower individuals to make informed choices about their lives, that will have a positive immediate and future impact.




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We want all our service users and stakeholders to experience a quality service, delivered with commitment and professionalism in a caring way.


We want to make the maximum impact with the money we receive and always strive to deliver services in a cost effective way, reviewing everything we do, improving and developing


Our Vision

Our Mission

Our Values


Behind Closed Doors works collaboratively with many agencies and organisations to ensure people receive the help and support they require. We recognise noone can be an expert in everything, but our combined efforts and skills can improve the outcomes for people needing support.


Key partners include

Leeds Domestic Violence Service


Leeds Domestic Violence Service is a consortium of organisations providing a range of specialist Domestic Violence and Abuse support services.  This includes a 24-hour helpline; a Community Domestic Violence Team; Independent Advocates; Group Support; Drop-In services and Emergency Accommodation


Women's Lives Leeds


Women's Lives Leeds is a unique partnership of eleven women and girls organisations from across Leeds. Between us, we have specialisms in domestic violence, mental health, sexual health, sex work, trafficking, substance misuse, child sexual exploitation and education




We are always interested to hear from anyone wanting to consider joining our Board of Trustees.  For more information, please Contact Us


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