Anawim exists to support women and their children, especially women vulnerable to exploitation including prostitution. It seeks to provide wider positive choices to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential as part of the wider community. To this end Anawim treats everyone with dignity and respect, recognising that every woman and child matters as an individual. Anawim seeks to work with partners and other agencies to challenge that which degrades and diminishes. Our aims are -To help and support women over 18 who are involved in and around prostitution, offending behaviour, drug abuse and sexual exploitation to move their lives forward, To provide a viable alternative to custody, To increase self-worth, recognise potential and offer hope, To keep families together where appropriate, To empower each woman and child towards independence, regular employment and dignity, To raise each woman's self-awareness, trust and responsibility towards herself, her children and the wider community and To ensure the wider community are better informed about issues affecting the client group.