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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

Childline  http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Website for young people made by young people who have experienced domestic abuse http://www.thehideout.org.uk/

LGBT Youth Scotland www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

CLAN Childlaw Centre www.clanchildlaw.org

The Scottish Government website for young people http://voiceagainstviolence.org.uk/

Guidance and information on the law and your rights:

The Scottish Child Law Centre – http://www.sclc.org.uk/

Article 12 in Scotland – Human rights and Equality  http://www.article12.org/

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 cyp@edinwomensaid.co.uk