West Lothian Women’s Aid

WL Womens aidWest Lothian Women’s Aid (WLWA) provides confidential support to women and their families who are experiencing domestic abuse.  This also includes women who have experienced domestic abuse in the past.

Service Description

West Lothian Women’s Aid offers help make sure women and their children are safe from harm. This can include information, support and the chance to talk, as well as information about legal rights, housing options, and benefits advice.

Temporary refuge accommodation is available for those who need it. Support is also available for people who stay in their own homes. West Lothian’s Women’s Aid also support women and children after they have left the refuge accommodation through their follow-on support service to enable them to settle in and sustain their new tenancies.

The young people service offers specialised help to children even if their mother is not being supported by the organisation.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Women and children only, who have or are currently experiencing domestic abuse

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Office Hours

Monday - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm Friday - 10.00am to 1.00pm

Service Contact

Tel: 01506 413 721
Email: info@wlwa.org.uk

Provider's Name: West Lothian Womens Aid (WLWA)

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Image result for West Lothian Women’s Aid West Lothian Womens Aid provide safe, temporary accommodation to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. The charity works closely with West Lothian Council and Scottish Women’s Aid. Women who used our services over the last year reported several key benefits as a result of our interventions. These include:

  • Feeling safer and supported to make safe choices
  • Improved financial benefits
  • Increased self-esteem, confidence and resilience
  • Improved mental well-being
 

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 01506 413 721
Email: info@wlwa.org.uk

Office Hours

Monday – 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
Friday – 10.00am to 1.00pm

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