Womens Support Project

Edinburgh Womens Aid

Service For

Women
Children

Issues Covered

Domestic Abuse

Contact Information

Tel: Office: 0131 315 8111; helpline: 0131 315 8110
Email: info@edinwomensaid.co.uk
Website: www.edinwomensaid.co.uk

Address: 4 Cheyne Street, Edinburgh

Areas Covered

Edinburgh

Opening Hours

Drop-in/phone hours - Monday 1pm - 3pm; Tuesday/Wednesday 10am - 3pm; Thursday 2pm - 7pm; Friday 10am - 3pm; Saturday 10am - 1pm. Phone only - Monday 10am - 1pm; Thursday 10am - 2pm. Messages can be left on the phone

Access

  • Wheelchair access
  • Interpreters by arrangement
  • Small car park

Services & Resources

  • Outreach
  • Telephone support
  • Face to face
  • Group work
  • Accommodation
  • Resettlement

Age limits to service

Women - 16+ children and young people - birth to 18

Referral

  • Self referral
  • Agency referral

Aims of organisation

To offer support and give information to any women who asks for help in relation to domestic abuse

To provide, where necessary and appropriate, temporary refuge accommodation for women and any accompanying children who have expereinced or at risk of abuse from a partner or ex partner

To offer ongoing support for women which ever option they choose

To provide education and to inform the community about domestic abuse, its effect and prevention

To encourage local authorities and other agencies to recognise their obligations, legal and otherwise in relation to domestic abuse

 

Addtional Information

Edinburgh Domestic Abuse Court Support Service [EDDACS] - an independent advocacy service which supports the domestic abuse court



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