The Fala Mulher Association runs eight facilities for the care of individuals and families with rights violated. One of the Special Social Protection of medium complexity services are the centers of Defense and Coexistence of Women (Butantã and Green House). Each service has the capacity to serve 100 women per month. Offers psychosocial care, guidance and legal referral and social education, activities focused on craft workshops, encouraging female entrepreneurship and financial autonomy. In addition to on-site visits, the service also works in partnership with the facilities and services of the local service network, the areas of social welfare, education and health, offering lectures, rights violations groups, conversation circles and case discussions with the professionals involved.
One of the high complexity services of Special Social Protection, and also under Law 11.340 / 2006 (Maria da Penha Law), are the Shelters (Welcoming Center for Women Victims of Violence), which aims to provide sheltered housing and comprehensive care in women at risk of imminent death because of domestic violence. Each Shelter has a capacity for up to 20 people including women and their children by providing temporary shelter, through housing, food, transportation, social services, psychological support and social and educational activities.
Fala Mulher Association, the last two years, assisted more than 23,000 people in rights violation situation, they being, children, adolescents, women and men. Of this total, 62.5% were women who benefited from the visits and actions taken in combating violence against women. To meet this demand, came forward in the provision of care, individual psychosocial and group care, legal advice, social and educational activities and preventive actions, by trained professionals and skilled in dealing with the violation of rights, specifically in acting with violence against the woman. Thus, it was possible to meet the demands presented in its various forms, and contribute to the disruption of violating standards of rights, strengthening family ties and empowering people.
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