Womens Support Project

Argyll and Bute Womens Aid

Service For

Women
Children

Issues Covered

Domestic Abuse

Contact Information

Tel: Office: 01369 706636; helpline: 0870 241 5848; Isle of Bute: 01700 50 3354; Helensburgh/Lomond: 01463677434
Mobile: 07909538756
Email: argyllwomensaid@btconnect.com
Website: Argyllwomensaid.org

Address: Office - 56B Hunter Street, Kirn, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8DT

Areas Covered

Argyll and Bute

Opening Hours

24 hour Monday to Friday; at weekends can be contacted through the Scottish Domestic Abuse helpline. 24/7 for service users

Access

  • Can access Hungarian Latvian Polish and Russian interpreters

Services & Resources

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

Age limits to service

16+

Referral

  • Self referrals
  • Agencies

Aims of organisation

  To provide - a free, confidential service offering women, children and young people, who have or are experincing domestiic abuse and other forms of violence, support and if needed, a safe place to stay; information on legal rights, housing options, residence and contact and entitlements to  benefits

Addtional Information

Other issues (see above)are addressed within the context of domestic abuse Women can be accompanied to appointments with various agencies, court and children's hearings There are workers throughout the Argyll and Bute area



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