Midlothian project (Women’s Aid East and Midlothian)

Who is this for?

  • Women subjected to domestic abuse

Who provides this?

  • Women’s Aid East and Midlothian

Description

Women’s Aid East and Midlothian offer information, support and refuge accommodation to women subjected to domestic abuse. Women’s Aid works with all women (including transwomen), children and young people living in East Lothian and Midlothian.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Support service is free. To living in the refuge accommodation there is a rental charge, support workers will investigate if this can be covered by Universal Credit or will discuss what the cost will be.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available
  • Hearing loop available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed


Types of support on offer:

Drop-in
Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
LGBTQ+
Older people
Social groups
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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