Womens Support Project

Shakti Womens Aid

Service For

Women
Children

Issues Covered

Domestic Abuse
Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting
Forced Marriage
Honor Based Violence
Parents whose children have been sexually abused
Rape & sexual assault
Stalking/Sexual Harassment

Contact Information

Tel: Office: 0131 475 2399
Email: info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk
Website: www.shaktiedinburgh.co.uk

Address: Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH6 5HY

Areas Covered

Edinburgh, Lothians, Fife, Forth Valley and Tayside

Opening Hours

Office Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm; Phones from 10.00am - 5.00pm

Access

  • There is disabled access Interpreters are available

Services & Resources

  • Drop in
  • outreach
  • telephone support
  • face to face
  • group work
  • accommodation

Age limits to service

All ages

Referral

  • Self referrals; agency Referral forms available via website or on request

Aims of organisation

 To provide support, information and advocacy for black minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing domestic and other  gender based violence

Addtional Information

Support is provided to young BME men up to the age of 16 [main service with family] or 18 [outreach, with family or individual] who are living with domestic abuse or forced marriage Rape and sexual assault and stalking and harassment covered when it is an element of domestic abuse



Latest News

Resources to support training and public education on violence against women
Information on latest resources, October 2017

Human Trafficking and Exploitation
Newsletter from Scottish Government Human Trafficking Team

Voluntary Action Fund
Now recruiting for 2 trustees

SCREEN DEBATE on 5th Sept
To mark September as month of action to raise awareness of childhood sexual abuse

Training on violence against women
Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations, Friday 13th October, Glasgow


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