Table 2

Services women report their mentors offered, and services women reported that they used in the MOSAIC study

Type of service

Offered (%)

Used (% of offered)

*(n = 76)


Parenting support

34 (45)

14 (41)

Self-care services (exercise, yoga etc)

35 (46)

15 (43)

Educational support

19 (25)

7 (37)

Legal support

37 (49)

13 (35)

Financial help

15 (20)

6 (40)

Services for men who abuse partners

6 (8)

1 (17)

Services for children experiencing difficulties

14 (18)

5 (36)

Housing support

11 (15)

7 (64)

DV or FV services

25 (33)

9 (36)

Therapy or mental health services

16 (21)

6 (38)

Immigration or refugee services

5 (7)

2 (40)

Language classes

7 (9)

2 (29)

Other

2 (3)

2 (100)

Did not need or want to use services

9 (12)


* 86/90 women in the intervention arm completed the supplementary survey reporting their mentoring experiences, however 10 women did not want a mentor

Percentages do not add to 100 as women could nominate more than one service if they were offered or used more than one

Taft et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:178   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-178

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