Edinburgh Women’s Aid

Edinburgh Women’s Aid support women and young people who have experienced, or are at risk of, domestic abuse.

Services for adults include:

  • Crisis Counselling
  • Support, information and choices concerning domestic abuse, such as housing options, benefits, welfare rights and legal issues
  • Refuge service offers temporary accommodation for women and any accompanying children
  • Resettlement Service, for women moving into permanent accommodation.
  • Outreach Service, for people who cannot make it to the central office.
  • Court Advocacy through the EDDACS service. This offers support and advocacy for female victims of domestic abuse crimes going through the court process.

Children and Young People’s support is also available. This can include:

  • Outreach support in schools
  • Group Programmes for women and children

No woman or child should be subjected to domestic abuse. If it is happening to you, please remember, it’s not your fault and there is help. If you can contact EWA safely, please get in touch with on 0131 315 8110.

You can also call the 24 national abuse helpline on 0800 027 1234. 

You can also drop in to the office for face to face advice and support, at 4 Cheyne Street, Edinburgh, EH4 1JB

Drop-in hours are:

Mon: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm

Tues and Wed: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Thur: 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Fri: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Sat: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
  • Survivors of Abuse
  • Women
  • Young People
    • 13-18

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any

Contact Info. & Service Address

4 Cheyne Street
Edinburgh
EH4 1JB

Office Hours

Monday to Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am – 7pm

Friday 10am – 3pm
Saturday 10am – 1pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 315 8110
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.edinwomensaid.co.uk

Provider's Name: Edinburgh Womens Aid

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Edinburgh Womens Aid is an all women confidential organisation which provides information, support & where appropriate, refuge accommodation for women and any accompanying children who have experienced or who are at risk of domestic abuse.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 315 8110
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.edinwomensaid.co.uk

Office Hours

Monday to Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Thursday 10am – 7pm

Friday 10am – 3pm
Saturday 10am – 1pm

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