Malta

Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 80 km (50 mi) south of Italy, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia, and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. Malta is one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries, at over 316 km2 (122 sq mi) with a population of just under 450,000. Its capital is Valletta, which is the smallest national capital in the European Union by area at 0.8 km.2 Its largest town is Birkirkara, while its chief economic center is Sliema. The official languages are Maltese and English, with Maltese also recognized as the national language. Maltese is the only Semitic language to be officially recognized in the European Union. Italian is also spoken by most of the population.

(source: wikipedia)

Regions

Institutions in Malta

NGO Dar Merhba Bik
Women´s shelter
Birbal Street 130
Balzan

shelter to women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.

Tel: 21440035

Victim Support Unit within the Malta Police Force
Victim Support Unit within the Malta Police Force
St. Calcedonius Square
FRN 1530 Floriana

Generic service: reporting crimes, report acknowledgment, information on support services, information about police investigation, crisis counselling services to victims of crime
NGO Caritas Malta
Caritas Malta
5, Lion Street
FRN 1514 Floriana

free counselling services and various support groups
NGO Drachma LGBTI and Drachma Parents Group
Drachma LGBTI and Drachma Parents Group
Drachma, c/o 91, Ta' Lieni, Raymond Caruana Street
GDJ 1011 Gudja

For LGBTI persons
APPOGG Agency within the Foudnation for Social Welfare Services
APPOGG Agency within the Foudnation for Social Welfare Services
36, St Luke's Road
PTA 1318 Gwardamanġa

Domestic Violence Unit (social work service to adults and their children suffering abuse in family and intimate relationships). Għabex Emergency Shelter for women and their children suffering violence in family and intimate relationships as well as women victims of Human Trafficking. Managing Abusive Behaviour Services: service to assist men who are abusive in intimate relationships. Supportline 179
APPOGG Agency within the Foudnation for Social Welfare Services
National helpline
Santa Venera
NGO SOS Malta
SOS Malta
10 Triq il-Ward
SVR 1640 Santa Venera

support services 
NGO Women’s Rights Foundation (WRF)
Women’s Rights Foundation (WRF)
203/1 Vincenti Buildings, Old Bakery Strt,
valletta

free legal advice and initial legal representation to women survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and discriminated against due to their gender. Training to individuals and organisations on issues related to women’s rights.
Supportline 179
179 (national helpline)
116 123 (EU Emotional Support Helpline)
116 123 (EU Emotional Support Helpline)
appogg@gov.mt