They offer free confidential non-judgemental support and advice. Offering both practical and emotional support to help women, children and young people to assess their options and choices. This can include information about safety, welfare rights, legal issues and housing.
They also provides support to understand domestic abuse and a person's own experience and can offer free counselling and recovery programmes for women and children.
*One to one support either in person or by phone.
*Information on housing, benefits and legal issues.
*Practical and emotional support.
*Liaison with other organisations on your behalf.
*A safe place to stay – refuge.
*Support for children and young people.
*Court advocacy for women and children in the court process as a result of domestic abuse.
*Group support sessions for women.
*Employability support for women.
*CEDAR (children experiencing domestic abuse recovery) a recovery programme for children and their mothers.
THE SERVICES THEY OFFER
- Group therapy/activities
- 1-2-1 Counselling
- Advice and support
- Referrals (GP
- Housing or Specialist Services)
- Drop-in services
- Foreign language services
- Housing support
- LGBTQ+ services
THEY CAN HELP WITH
- Financial abuse
- Physical abuse
- Spiritual & Cultural abuse
- Emotional & Psychological abuse
- FGM (female genital mutilation)
- Child abuse
ADDRESS4 Cheyne Street, Edinburgh, EH4 1JB
PHONEHelpline - 0131 315 8110 / Business Line - 0131 315 8111
OPENING HOURSHelpline and Drop in hours - Mon - 1pm __ 3pm (phone support from 10am) - Tue/Wed/Fri - 10am __ 3pm - Thu - 2pm __ 7pm (phone support from 10am) - Sat - 10am __ 1pm