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Children & YP

Children and Young People

Edinburgh Women’s Aid will:
  • Listen if you want to talk
  • Believe what you tell us
  • Understand your situation
  • Organise activities so you can have some fun
  • Help your mum and keep her safe
  • Give you and your mum a safe place to stay if you need it
We can
  • Arrange confidential support at your school
  • Help you work out difficult feelings and emotions
  • Help you meet with other young people who have similar experiences
  • Meet you as a one off,  weekly, fortnightly or whatever is helpful
Here are some links you might find helpful


Website for young people made by young people who have experienced domestic abuse

LGBT Youth Scotland

CLAN Childlaw Centre

The Scottish Government website for young people

Guidance and information on the law and your rights:

The Scottish Child Law Centre –

Article 12 in Scotland – Human rights and Equality

How to contact Edinburgh Women’s Aid

To talk to a friendly person who knows what you’re going through and can give you advice, call Edinburgh Women’s Aid on 0131 315 8116 or email us on