Women’s Aid East and Midlothian

Women’s Aid East and Midlothian support women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse. It is a confidential service that provides information, support and temporary accommodation to women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse.

Service Description

The service is fully confidential and non-judgemental. Women’s Aid know that making the first step is really hard, and will work with you are your own pace.

Refuge
Whilst living in refuge, you have access to a named worker who will discuss your individual support needs.

There are two types of refuge accommodation:

Satellite Flat
– a flat within the community that is used to accommodate one family, we try to use this accommodation for larger families.

Self Contained Flats – five flats within the same building. These flats are suitable for single women and families. We have one flat that is wheelchair accessible. This building has communal facilities and on-site office.

When women leave our refuge accommodation, they are offered continued support for an agreed period.

Drop-ins

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Time: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Location: Dalkeith office (details below)

Date: Mondays and Thursdays
Time: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Location: Fisherrow Centre, South Street, Musselburgh, EH21 6AT

How To Get In Touch

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234 (24 hours)

Support Telephone Line: 0131 561 5800
Opening Times: 9.00 am – 2.00 pm

Dalkeith
Address: 29a Eskbank Road, Dalkeith EH22 1HJ
Telephone Number: 0131 663 9827
Email: info@womensaideml.org

Penicuik (Appointments only)
Address: 10 Carnethy Avenue, Penicuik EH26 8AR
Telephone Number: 01968 670970
Email: info@womensaideml.org

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Survivors of Abuse
    • Women and children affected by domestic abuse

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any health or social care agency

Contact Info. & Service Address

Penicuik
EH26 8AR

Office Hours

9.00 am - 4.00 pm

Service Contact

Tel: 01968 670970
Email: info@womensaideml.org
Website: www.womensaideml.org

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Women’s Aid East and Mid Lothian

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Midlothian Women's Aid provides a confidential service that provides valuable information, support and temporary accommodation to women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse. We offer women, children and young people effected by domestic abuse and with support, information and advice.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 01968 670970
Email: info@womensaideml.org
Website: www.womensaideml.org

Office Hours

9.00 am – 4.00 pm

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