As executor of Home Institutional Services, the temporary institutional shelter mode (as art. 35.2, Law No. 11.340 / 2006), the Association of Assistance to Women, Children, Adolescents and Victims of Violence "START" meets women, with or not for their children, in situations of violence-threatening or threats because of domestic violence, causing injury, physical, sexual, psychological or moral damage. Therefore, seeks to provide full protection and care; protect women and their children, preventing the continuation of situations of violence; provides physical safety, emotional and strengthening of self-esteem; ensures the family access to social assistance rights and social safety net; expands women's access to justice and free legal aid; articulates public and private actions in the network; contributes to the process of social integration of women and their children.
This is a confidential service, in order to preserve the security and identity of users, providing specialized care by a multidisciplinary team (social worker, psychologist, lawyer and social educators) with a focus on full protection of women and their children . Therefore, if the job was not offered to women in situations of violence with imminent risk of death, it is understood that femicide rates, already alarming, could be even greater.
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