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The Danish Women's Society's shelter in Frederiksberg is a sheltered residence for women subjected to domestic violence and their children. We also offer counseling for battered women and their relatives. The house is situated near Skt. Jørgens Lake and the city centre.

We are open for counseling and accommodation weekdays and on weekends from 9 am to 10 pm. There is an on-call service outside opening hours.

Physical surroundings

We have room for eight women and ten children divided between four family rooms and four single rooms.

One of the rooms is suitable for women with disabilities. It is situated on the ground floor and can be used by the walking impaired. The seven other rooms are not suitable for women with a walking impairment.

The shelter is a non-smoking facility. Therefore smoking in the rooms and on the balconies is not allowed. There is a smoke free cabin on the ground floor, and smoking is also permitted in the yard.


The front door is always locked and entrance to the house is only possible by using the door phone, which has video surveillance. The windows are made of shatter proofed glass.