The Good Shepherd Sisters – Dar Merhba Bik Foundation (Dar Santa Bakhita)

Dar Santa Bakhita offers Second Stage accommodation and therapeutic services to Female survivors of Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence along with their children.


   Mission Statement;



… Provide compassionate support, within a safe space to survivors of violence, gender-based violence and domestic violence.





Dar Santa Bakhita; provides Second Stage accommodation through assisted flats to female survivors of violence, gender-based violence as well as domestic violence and their children for a period of 12 months.


Our Objectives are to:


  1. To provide adequate and safe assisted flatlets for a period of 12 months, whilst being closely followed and monitored by the Service Coordinator through weekly sessions, care plans and case reviews;


  1. To provide a tailor-made life skills program which enables residents following this program to effectively deal with the demands and challenges of life whilst living independently after the 12 months;


  1. To assist and support residents during court proceedings;


  1. To offer psycho-social services such as counselling and therapy;


  1. To promote reconciliation with self, with family—in whatever way possible or desirable, with society and with God;


  1. To enhance public awareness about the issue of; Violence, Gender Based Violence and Domestic Violence;


  1. To actively participate on all Local and International Platforms on the issue of Gender Based Violence and Domestic Violence.

Organisation Details

VO No.


Is it a branch?


Organisation Address


Dar Santa Bakhita, 75, Idmejda Street,

Town / City



BZN 1522

Malta / Ghawdex


Contact Details

Contact Person

Elaine Vassallo Pavia


Head of Services & Administrator





Public email


Board Details