Barcelona City Council is actively working to make Barcelona a city free from gender violence, and offers citizens a series of support services and resources to help eradicate it.

The services are free and confidential for users, addressing gender violence in all its forms: physical violence psychological violence sexual violence obstetric violence and violation of sexual and reproductive rights financial violence digital violence vicarious violence violence towards people in the close circle of those directly affected by gender violence

Whether occurring within relationships, family, at work, social or community spheres, education, the digital environment, political life or the public realm.

Telephone helplines

Care, Recovery and Shelter Service

900 922 357 SARA
Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free call

93 291 59 59 SARA
Mondays to Fridays, from 9 am to 3 pm.

Barcelona Medical and Social Emergencies Centre (CUESB)

900 70 30 30

24 hours a day, 365 days a year, free call

Emergency gender-violence helpline

900 900 120
24 hours a day, 365 days a year, free call

112 Emergencies

Care services

Care, Recovery and Reception Service (SARA)

This is a benchmark hospital for treating sexual assaults. Infancy attention from 0 years.

Information Point and Care Service for Women. PIAD

Local municipal services that offer information, care and advice. here is a PIAD in every district.

Municipal Unit against Human Trafficking (UTEH)

Provides comprehensive care for victims, whatever the purpose is, and advises any social and professional organisations that so require it.

The Plural Masculinities Centre

A municipal facility aimed at promoting a plural, positive and diverse perspective on masculinities.

Care Service for Men (SAH)

Aimed at men who use or have used violence on their partner but who wish to change how they relate to them.

Shelter services for gender violence

Emergency residential shelter service for women experiencing gender violence and their children. The centre provides comprehensive care.

Barcelona Social Emergency and Urgent Care Centre. CUESB

This offers an ongoing psycho-social service which deals with any social emergency situation in the city, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.

Care, Recovery and Reception Service (SARA Jove)

This offers a specific outpatient’s service for children aged between 12 and 17 who are victims of gender-violence situations.

Care Service for young men. SAH JOVE

Aimed at boys aged between 12 and 17 who maintain or have maintained abusive partner relations and need support and tools for achieving more respectful and egalitarian family and couple relations.

Agency for Comprehensive Approach to Sex Workers (ABITS)

Municipal service attached to the Department of Feminism and LGBTI Affairs at the Area of Social Rights, Global Justice, Feminism and LGTBI Affairs.

Hospital emergency service

Barcelona has excellent hospitals with interdisciplinary teams of medical, nursing and social work professionals to support victims of sexual aggression.

Telephone care service against Gender Violence

They inform you on existing services throughout Catalonia against gender violence and advise you about the steps to follow facing a gender violence situation.

Detect gender violence

How do you know if you suffer sexist violence?

How to detect sexual violence?

Do you suspect a woman is suffering from gender violence?

Masculinities

The Plural Masculinities Centre

A municipal facility aimed at promoting a plural, positive and diverse perspective on masculinities.

Care Service for Men (SAH)

Aimed at men who use or have used violence on their partner but who wish to change how they relate to them.

photo of a workshop of canviem-ho

“Canviem-ho” Project

The “Canviem-ho” or “Let’s change it” project promotes preventive awareness activities among youths and adult men in Barcelona to foster more equitable, fairer and healthier models of masculinity. It also offers training to social services staff.

Are you exercising violence?

See the warning signs to know whether you are using gender violence.