Womens Support Project

Edinburgh Womens Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

Service For

Women
Children

Issues Covered

Child Sexual Abuse
Domestic Abuse
Parents whose children have been sexually abused
Prostitution / sexual exploitation
Rape & sexual assault
Stalking/Sexual Harassment
Trafficking

Contact Information

Tel: Office: 0131 557 6737 helpline: 0131 556 9437
Email: info@ewrasac.org.uk; support@ewrasac.org.uk
Website: www.ewrasac.org.uk

Address: 1 Leopold Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5JW

Areas Covered

Edinburgh and the Lothians

Opening Hours

Access

  • Two steps to the building
  • Ramp access
  • Interpreters available on request
  • Portable hearing loop

Services & Resources

  • Outreach
  • Telephone support
  • Face to face
  • Group work
  • Text and email support
  • Advocacy and crisis support

Age limits to service

Women and children aged 12 and over; STAR project - male survivors aged 12 - 18 years

Referral

  • Self referrals and direct referral

Aims of organisation

 To work to empower survivors; to support them to find and make their own choices.

 To aim to change attitudes about gender based violence and improve services and legal provision for female survivors

Addtional Information

STAR Project for young people; support and counselling services for women experiencing/who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation; alcohol counselling; complementary therapies



Latest News

Working together to end FGM in Scotland
15th June, Edinburgh

Music and Comedy NIght, 28th April
A great night out,and help raise funds for Women's Support Project

Resources to help tackle harm caused through prostitution
Links to audio-visual resources, research and information on best practice.

FGM Aware Newsletter
March 2017 newsletter with information on resources, plus article from Community InfoSource on their work with men.

Whole Lives: Improving responses to domestic abuse
Report from SafeLives on work across Scotland


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