What is peer support?

Peer support is a ‘helpline’ for women in need offered by women who may share similar experiences here in Iceland. This is a voluntary, confidential service offered by the members W.O.M.E.N. This service is free to all women of foreign origin.

New to Iceland? Need to know your rights as a woman, wife or mother in Iceland? Looking to meet new friends? Are you interested in learning more about W.O.M.E.N?

Our volunteers are of all ages and nationalities and we offer supportive services in many languages including Icelandic, English, Polish, Lithuanian, Serbian, German, Thai, Malay, and Spanish.

Due to the recent upsurge in COVID cases and the new regulations regarding gatherings and social distancing we will be offering digital counseling via Zoom. We will offer peer support every Tuesday in December (8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th) from 8pm – 10pm. 

You simply send us a request to schedule an appointment here: support@womeniniceland.is and we send you a return email with a time and a link for your session. Remember no question or concern is too big or small we are here for you!

As always we will continue to offer women of foreign origin in need of assistance and information or support if you are in need. It is possible to contact us through our website here. Also, you can send us a private message through our Facebook page here, or send an email to us at info@womeniniceland.is. We will contact you as quickly as we possibly can.


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Peer Counseling Offered Digitally in December

We will be offering Peer Support sessions for women of foriegn origin via Zoom every Tuesday in December. (8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th) from 8 pm to 10 pm. You simply send us an email here: support@womeniniceland.is  we send you a reply email with a link for Zoom and the time you are scheduled for. …

Peer counseling

It is our pleasure to announce that our, office located on the 2nd floor of Túngata 14, will now be open on Tuesday evenings from 20:00 – 22:00. W.O.M.E.N. finished training some of our members to do peer counseling. This is a FREE service and open to all women of foreign origin living in Iceland. …

Peer Support

What is peer support? Peer support is a ‘helpline’ for women in need offered by women who may share similar experiences here in Iceland. This is a voluntary, confidential service offered by the members W.O.M.E.N. This service is free to all women of foreign origin. New to Iceland? Need to know your rights as a …