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

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Women and children affected by any domestic abuse

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any

Contact Info. & Service Address

29a Eskbank Road
Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1HJ

Service Hours

-9.00 am - 4.00 pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 663 9827
Email: info@womensaideml.org
Website: www.womensaideml.org

Provider's Name: Women’s Aid East and Midlothian

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Women Aid Mid and East Lothian is a charity dedicated to supporting women and children affected by domestic abuse. They cover all of Midlothian and East Lothian.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 663 9827
Email: info@womensaideml.org
Website: www.womensaideml.org

Service Hours

9.00 am – 4.00 pm

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