Inverness Women’s Aid provides confidential information, support and temporary accommodation for women, children and young people who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. We are completely confidential and offer respectful support of our clients.
Support you can expect:
Non judgemental, friendly and understanding one-to-one support, whether you are still in the relationship or having difficulties after the relationship has ended.
Refuge accommodation for families and single women who urgently need temporary housing.
Assistance securing or maintaining permanent housing accommodation, including information and advice on applying for housing, to another area, etc.
Advice with personal budgeting and debt counselling including referral to specialist services where appropriate.
Assistance claiming entitlements including referral to welfare benefit services if applicable.
Support and information on drug or alcohol misuse, including support from other agencies.
Assistance to develop and establish relationships with neighbours and community groups.
Support to access organisations to meet personal development needs, whether recreational or therapeutic.
Assistance in arranging access to services from other agencies, e.g: GP, health visitors, lawyers, housing officers, social workers, mental health support, substance misuse support, etc.