Outreach

Confidential Outreach Service / Telephone Support Service

dreamstime_m_25271787-mature-woman-on-phoneInverness Women’s Aid can provide support to women who live in the community and may have already left or are thinking about leaving their partner because of domestic abuse.

We operate in Inverness, Rural Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey and we have drop in, telephone and e-mail support facilities.

We can provide support with:

Applying for housing or moving house

Accessing legal advice and assistance

Personal safety plans

Advice on budgeting and debt counselling, possibly including referral to specialist services

Assistance with claiming benefits, including referral to welfare benefits service if needed

Assistance in accessing services from other agencies

 

Information on addictions problems, liaison with services and support to appointments

Emotional support and confidence building to regain control and plan for the future

Associated support from our Children and Young People’s Service for children affected by domestic abuse.

We can give support and advice by telephone, or by outreach appointment where we can meet up and talk through problems and enable women to make informed choices on the best actions to take for her and her children.

Ring us on 01463 220719