Women’s Aid Orkney AGM – Save the Date

Women’s Aid Orkney AGM is on 6th September. All members and interested parties are welcome to come along. So if you’re interested in our work, remember to save the date. Our guest speaker will be Zelda Bradley from Orkney Rape Crisis. Since 2018 marks 100 years’ of the suffragette movement, Zelda’s talk is sure to be an interesting one. Following the AGM we will

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Care Inspectorate Report 2018

The Care Inspectorate recently made a visit to Women’s Aid Orkney to review our service. The Care Inspectorate inspect the quality of care that we provide to our service users. They make sure that we meet their high standards. And where we don’t they provide support to help us to make improvements. The results from our latest inspection are now available. You can read the

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2015-2016 Annual Report


WAO coffee morning

We will be holding a coffee morning on 1st of April at the King Street Halls between 10am-12.30pm. All welcome

International Women’s Day – 8th March

For International Women’s Day 2017, we’re asking you to #BeBoldForChange Call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world

Annual Report

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Just Text Giving

You can now text donate any amount to Women’s Aid Orkney to support our women, children and young people. Text the message WAOS16 £10 to 70070 to donate £10. Your support is always greatly appreciated.

New Board Members Wanted!!

We want to increase the size and diversity of our Board of Directors. We currently have four Board members, and one ex-service user who is an advisor to the Board. We are looking for feminist, creative and innovative women with a broad range of skills and experience.

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Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

If you are a man in Orkney and are experiencing domestic abuse whether within a same sex or heterosexual relationship there is support for you, contact – the “Men’s Advice Line” on 0808 801 0327 for confidential advice, practical advice and emotional support. The advice line also welcomes calls from concerned friends, family or front line workers. Their web site can be found at –

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