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Welcome to DSVRT

DSVRT is a collection of professional service providers and officials that respond as a group and in a timely fashion to the various needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors by providing legal, medical, emergency assistance, Counselling and psychological and psycho social support. It is to encourage and create unprecedented level of collaboration among professionals working to end sexual and Gender Based Violence.

What we do


Medical Assistance


Legal Representation




Where to get help

Sexual Asault(Rape, Defilement)

All flagship primary health centres are equipped with rape kits. survivors of sexual assault can receive free medical services at the following centres:

1. Ayantuga PHC (Ikorodu)
2. Imota PHC
3. Ita-Elewa PHC
4. Ikosi PHC
5. Ogudu PHC
6. Ketu PHC
7. Oshodi PHC
8. Isolo PHC
9. Lagos Island PHC
10. Ifako PHC
11. Palm Avenue PHC (Mushin)
12. Ilasa PHC, Agboji PHC
13. Akowonjo PHC
14. AmuwoOdofin PHC
15. Badore PHC
16. Epe PHC
17. Eti-Osa PHC
18. Ijanikin PHC
19. Ikate PHC
20. Ikoyi PHC
21. Iru VI PHC
22. Obalende PHC
23. Ojo PHC

24. Orile Agege LCDA
25. Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA
26. Ifelodun LCDA
27. Apapa LGA
28. Apapa Iganmu LCDA
29. Badagry LGA
30. Olorunda LCDA
31. Ibeju Lekki LGA
32. Lekki LCDA

Sexual Assault Reference Centres (SARC)

1. Mirabel Centre, LASUTH, Ikeja
2. WARIF CENTRE; No 6, Turton Street, off Thorburn Avenue, Yaba SARCs provide free medical and counselling services.

Police stations that have family support units

Trained police officers that handle matters with utmost confidentiality and professionalism. They Include:
1.Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island
2. Isokoko
3. Ilupeju
4. Festac
5. Alakuko
6. Badagry
7. Ajah
8. Ikorodu (Igbogbo)
9. Ketu
10. Ikotun
11. Gender Desk, Police Command, GRA

12. Ikeja Divisional Police Station (Area F)

Domestic Violence

Support services available
1.To press criminal charges against the abuser, contact- The Nigeria Police (Lagos) – 0703-216-5181
2.For legal representation contact – Office of the Public Defender – 0812-946-0800/ LPILP – 0813-800-0901
3.To explore Alternative Dispute Resolution contact – 0802-929-3003
4.For Rescue, empowerment and Shelter, contact – Ministry of Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation – 0802-300-1646
5.For Rescue and Shelter (in the case of a person below 18) contact – Ministry of Youth & Social Development – 0905-590-2175
6.Community responder contact – Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP) – 0812-534-6052
7.For Shelter and support contact – God’s home for Women Foundation – 0802-777-5001
8.Community responder and facilitation of arrest contact – Community Women’s Rights Foundation – 0803-300-9523
9.For holistic response contact – Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team – 0813-796-0048 / info@dsvrtlagos.org




Our Mandate

Utilizing a team model that includes all the relevant agencies, the Team provides timely follow up services in select domestic sexual violence cases where high risk factors are present or in cases where there is an elevated level of risk to victims, and/or children accompanied by a need for intensive victim support.

Our Vision

The Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team coordinates with agencies to overcome negative societal norms, gender inequalities and systemic oppression to victims of domestic and sexual violence through providing quality services and enriched programming.



Our Mission

To provide sensitive services; to victims of domestic and sexual violence; while promoting healthy relationships as we strive to enhance our coordinated community response to domestic and sexual violence in Lagos State and indeed in Nigeria.




Know the facts

What are the Myths surrounding Domestic and Sexual Violence? Read more

What do you do?

What do you do when you are sexually assaulted or raped? Read more

What does the law say about Domestic violence?

Read more

Special Reports and News

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Email Address:info@dsvrtlagos.org
Phone(s):112, 08137960048.