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WAO April Newsletter 2022

Welcome to Women’s Aid Orkney’s April Newsletter. Service User’s Feedback & Achievements “We are all so very grateful for all the support we all had. We are all happy together and communicate much better. Thank you, you helped put us all back together and we will never forget that” Having the confidence to make own plans. “Avalon’s been awesome” Congratulation on a SU getting

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WAO March 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to Women’s Aid Orkney’s March Newsletter. Service User’s Feedback & Achievements Offered or moving into permanent accommodation. “The support I have received from WAO is like being a butterfly stuck in their shell when I started the service, then as time passes, you have helped me break free and become a wonderful colourful and independent butterfly who can now fly free.” Making healthy

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WAO February 2022 Newsletter: And breathe…

Welcome to Women’s Aid Orkney’s February Newsletter. This month has been all about reflecting and letting go of things that trouble us. Service User’s Feedback & Achievements “Sometimes I just need to call, touch base with you and then I’m ok.” “I just feel so alone and don’t know what to do.” Successfully taking part in an activity she thought she was unable to

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January 2022 Newsletter : New Year, new opportunities & new services.

Welcome to Women’s Aid Orkney’s January Newsletter. We have lots of exciting new updates, from new staff, services and groups happening. Service User’s Feedback & Achievements Achieving employment  New staff are settling in well Women’s Service 57 Active Cases CYP Service 34 Active Cases New Services at Women’s Aid Orkney VERDA Women’s Aid Orkney has just set up a young women’s service – VERDA,

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December Newsletter: Festive Thoughts

Welcome to our December newsletter. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us this year. We wish you all a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Service User’s Feedback & Achievements Determination to make positive change despite the challenges. “I feel confident in finding my way, that’s thanks to the support of Women’s Aid”. Working hard to be

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November Newsletter : Outdoors, being creative and getting involved.

Welcome to our November Newsletter. This month we are taking some me time, through being outdoors gardening, using mediation and being creative. We have lots of exciting things for everyone to get involved with, our toy tombola, creative exhibition and bulb morning. Read on to find out more… Service User’s Feedback & Achievements ·  Being able to ask for help, standing up for her

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October Newsletter: Groups & Exciting Opportunities.

Welcome to our October newsletter. This month we’ve been revaluating what support roles and activities would best serve the community. We’re excited about taking these forward alongside the usual services we provide and hope you will be too. A new exhibit, training for professionals, open days & Halloween fun! Read on to find out more… Women’s Service 56 Active Cases CYP Service 35 Active

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September Newsletter: New Activities, Exciting Opportunities & September Spotlight

Welcome to our September newsletter. This month we’ve been reevaluating what support roles and activities would best serve the community. We’re excited about taking these forward alongside the usual services we provide and hope you will be too. A new gardening group, training for professionals & a new Own My Life cohort, read on to find out more… Women’s Service Active Cases 52 |

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August Newsletter: Animals in DA, CYP Art & Self Care

Thank you for taking time to read our August newsletter. The last official month of summer but never fear, CYP have crafted some beautiful art which can be enjoyed in any weather! We turn the spotlight on how pets/animals can be exploited as a tactic of abuse and how to get help. And, do you see self-care as just a buzz word? Selfish? Or

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July Newsletter: DA & Disability, CYP Graduates and the SSPCA

Welcome to our July newsletter. We hope you’ve had time to enjoy (or find..?) some sunshine this summer. This month we’re spotlighting how domestic abuse affects those with disabilities, hearing from some CYP graduates and were thrilled to have a special talk from the SSPCA. Hope you enjoy! Women’s Service Active Cases 74 | Referrals 195 CYP Service Active Cases 30 | Referrals 61

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