Womens Support Project

Renfrewshire Women and Children First

Service For

Women
Children

Issues Covered

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

Contact Information

Tel: 0300 300 0345
Email: women.sw@renfrewshire.gov.uk
Website: www.renfrewshire.gov.uk

Address: Social Work, Renfrewshire Council The Mile End Centre, 30 Seedhill Road, Paisley, PA1 1SA

Areas Covered

Renfrewshire [including Paisley, Renfrew, Johnston, Linwood, Erskine]

Opening Hours

Monday - Wednesday 8.45am - 4.45pm; Thursday 8.45am - 6.45pm; Friday 8.45am - 3.55pm

Access

  • Accessible to wheelchair users; parking available; Braille or large type available; interpretation services can be made available

Services & Resources

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

Age limits to service

Children 5- 18 years Women 16+

Referral

  • All referrals are made by telephone Self referrals[16 +]; for a child - referral by parent
  • care giver
  • social work
  • school or other professional body; worker can refer with the womans permission

Aims of organisation

 To provide support, advocacy and counselling support services to women and children affected by physical, sexual or emotional abuse [including   domestic abuse, rape and childhood sexual abuse

 To provide these support services either individually or in groups

 To provide training ans awareness raising activities of Gender Based Violence

Addtional Information

Drop in service provided on a Thursday morning only



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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