A women’s centre is facing closure after failing to secure financial support to continue its services.
Harrow Women’s Centre, in Andrews Close, is set to close its doors tomorrow.
Catering for around 1,400 people each year, the centre has offered several support services to women in the borough since 1992.
A spokeswoman said service users were “devastated” with the news, after those running the centre announced there were no plans to carry on in the immediate future.
Some service users launched a petition to Harrow Council urging it to support it financially to enable it to continue.
The petition stated: “The centre has been beneficial to woman who are victims of domestic violence and abuse, rape, homelessness, loneliness and isolation.
“Women need a safe haven to better their lives and Harrow Women’s Centre has been that for these women who are displaced and distressed.”
Harrow Council said it was “sympathetic” to the situation at the centre but explained that money is also tight at local government level.