Chandigarh, August 17:
Social Security Women and Child Development Department provides free services to women victims of any form of violence in the state. To provide these facilities to women in distress, the department has established Sakhi One Stop Centers at the district government hospitals. The department has issued district wise contact numbers of Sakhi One stop centres so that the affected women can get timely help.
Disclosing this the spokesperson of the Social Security Women and Child Development Department said that through these one-stop centers, women victims of violence can avail free medical assistance, legal assistance, police-related assistance, psychological and counseling assistance besides free food and a safe place to stay.
He further said that through these one-stop centers, women victims of violence can register their complaints by themselves or through any other person on Women’s Helpline number 181.
The Department of Social security, Women and Child Development Punjab has issued the contact number of Sakhi One Stop Centers of all the districts which are as follows: Amritsar-7814262442, Barnala-9814223059, Bathinda- 7986705900, Faridkot-9781703080, Fatehgarh Sahib-9988100415, Fazilika-9464503876, Ferozepur-8264243667, Gurdaspur- 9888896144, Hoshiarpur-9878229387, Jalandhar-9023131010, Kapurthala-01822-513460, Ludhiana-9501476372, Mansa-9988258016, Moga-9814783054, S.A.S Nagar-98558-94850, Mukatsar-7508185002, Pathankot-7973535412, Patiala-8728005949, Roop Nagar- 9855132101, Sangrur 01823-298522, SBS Nagar 75081-85002 and Tarn Taran-7888684917.