Dar Al Aman Home


"Dar Al-Aman" is a free temporary shelter for women experience a domestic violence and their minor children. It was opened in 2006.As it represents a model of community partnership in the Kingdom of Bahrain between the Ministry of Labour & Social Development and the competent civil societies, therefore, "Dar Al-Aman" is managed under the supervision of the Bahrain Social Society.

A ministerial resolution was issued to form the "Dar Al-Aman" board of directors which included representatives from all the relevant official and private bodies. The board is concerned with setting the general policies for the work of the home and achieving its objectives, setting the administrative, financial and technical regulations necessary for its work and following up the affairs of female residents in the home.


Dar Al-Aman (Community Partnership Program)





  1. Providing accommodation for women and minors exposed to domestic violence without discrimination of nationality.
  2. Providing the necessary care and rehabilitation services for women exposed to domestic violence to rebuild their personalities and ensure their correct social compatibility and integration.
  3. Follow up cases that are returned to their families to ensure their adaptation in their family and social environment.
  4. Increase societal awareness and shed light on this problem in order to provide the necessary protection.
  5. Coordination with the various official, civil and private authorities concerned to solve the problems of this category, facilitate the procedures for housing them, facilitate their access to assistance and enable them to improve their conditions in general.
  6. Implementing the legislations and laws issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain to protect women exposed to abuse, according to the jurisdiction of the home.
  7. Providing various types of living, social, health, psychological and recreational services for this category without charge.
  8. Conducting research and field studies to limit the size of this problem and identify its causes and methods of treatment in coordination with the relevant authorities.
  9. Establishing community services without the requirement of accommodation to provide services and quick advice for exhibits of family and social violence from families and individuals.
  10. Building a database on cases of domestic violence, its causes and types.




Admission requirements:

  1. Must be a citizen or resident in the Kingdom of Bahrain, married or single, subjected to abuse and domestic violence in any of its forms.
  2. That the social research and psychological and medical examination prove the case of domestic violence.
  3. That the case has a desire to benefit from the services of the home.
  4. It is required to accept the case to be free of infectious diseases and mental disorders.

Types of Accommodation:

1.Temporary Accommodation: to accommodate cases whose circumstances do not allow her to return to her family, which puts her life at risk until she is qualified and is able to be independent and rely on herself for a period of 12 weeks, which can be extended.

2. Emergency Accommodation: It is presented to emergency cases, that arrive at the home through the transfer agencies to provide the necessary care, accordingly, the socialist communicates with them one or two days after entering the home.

All accommodation conditions are checked for availability either at the official time of the house or on holidays and weekly and official holidays, as the period of emergency accommodation should not exceed (48) hours.

3.  Family Care: It means that the home follows up the cases in the families or after the cases are returned to the families to ensure that no harm or abuse may be caused to them, in addition to adaptation with her family situations.


To obtain the service:

Cases are transferred from police stations and other competent authorities.

Programs and Services:

  • Social care
  • Health care
  • Psychological care
  • Legal care
  • Educational care
  • Living care
  • Entertainment and educational programs


House procedures:

  1. The case is transferred from any official or private body related to domestic violence.
  2. Conduct social, psychological and legal research to assess the case after 24 hours have passed.
  3. Preparing an integrated case file.
  4. Follow up on health issues.
  5. Daily follow up of the situation.
  6. Constant communication with the transferring authorities and the case family to prove eligibility for accommodation.




































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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