Alana House is PACT’s flagship community project that uses a holistic approach to support and empower women. We offer a confidential, women-only, non-judgemental space and welcome all women who feel they need help and support.

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To access support services at Alana House, you will need to make a referral.

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Celebrating the Alana House community

The Alana House gallery

See how Alana House has developed over the years and transformed the lives of hundreds of women seeking support

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Alana House Community Café

Alana House runs a community café to help women who attend the project to learn and practice valuable new skills

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‘Unlocking our lockdown stories’ exhibition

In partnership with The Museum of English Rural Life in reading, three women from Alana House express their lockdown stories though photography

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Buy our recipe book

Recipes, poetry and artwork from the women and team who work with them, capturing the passion, hope and vision of Alana House

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Domestic Abuse Help

Berkshire Women’s Aid:

0118 9504003

National helpline (run by Women’s Aid):

0808 2000 247

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Debt Advice Support

Stepchange Debt Remedy, advisors:

0800 138 1111

Reading Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB):

0845 071 6379

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Health and Wellbeing

Crisis Team:

0845 9000075

NHS Direct:

0845 4647

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Housing & Homeless Services

Shelter – advice and support:

0844 515 1414

St Mungo’s, Reading office:

0118 9595992

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