December Newsletter: End of Year Special

Welcome to our December newsletter. We’re looking back on our year, taking stock of a very strange time indeed! And we’re looking forward to a hopefully healthier 2021 for everyone! Women’s Service 78 Active Cases | 144 Referrals CYP Service 32 Active Cases | 50 Referrals Service User Feedback Remembering ‘Why’ Trigger warning: violence against women & femicide. Even with such a tough year,

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November Newsletter: We’re Nearly There!

Welcome to our November newsletter. As always seems to happen the beginning of the end of the year has crept up on us! This month the CYP have taken on bullies & Christmas decorations, we’ve highlighted 16 Days of Action and are very excited about WAO’s launch of Own My Life. Read on to see what’s been happening…. Women’s Service 79 Active Cases |

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October Newsletter: Falling into Autumn

Welcome to our October newsletter. The seasons are marching on and so are we. Our CYP have been creepily creative this Halloween, we’ve more good news for CYP from the Scottish government and also from our very own high street! Hope you enjoy. Women’s Service 79 Active Cases | 138 Referrals CYP Service 33 Active Cases | 44 Referrals Service User Achievements & Feedback

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September Newsletter: Creativity, Crafts & Optimism

Welcome to our September newsletter. This month we’ve seen a lot of creativity, from peedie folk to big peedie folk, it’s great to see them try something new – and find they enjoy it! The Pier Arts Centre in Stromness have a new competition for 0-18’s, make sure you/your peedie folk don’t miss out! We also been looking at mental health, as we all

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August Newsletter: Kids Say the Best Things, Self-Care & Boosting Our Toolkits

Hello and welcome to our August newsletter. We hope you’ve been enjoying your summer & any students have had a smooth transition back to school. We’ve had good news from Holyrood, beautiful thoughts & creativity from our CYP and practical steps to boost your wellbeing. Hope you enjoy! Women’s Service 69 Active Cases | 119 Referrals CYP Service 26 Active Cases | 36 Referrals

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July Newsletter: Summer Activities

Welcome to our July newsletter. This month has been very busy but also a lot of fun with our very first pop up shop! The CYP Summer Activity Program has kicked off on top of all the wonderful creations they already do so beautifully. We have a lot to be grateful for this month so thank you for taking the time to check out

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Update July 2020: Contacting WAO in an Emergency


June Newsletter: Popping up to let you know what’s happening!

Welcome everyone and thank you for taking time to read our newsletter. We’re over halfway through the year now – for some it may feel like a lot longer than 6 months! But we have lots to keep you going; our CYP outdoing themselves with their creations, learning how to build resilience and exciting developments for our Pop Up Shop! Hope you enjoy. Women’s

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Scottish Child Law Centre – Telephone Advice Line

If you are looking for free, expert legal advise on Children’s Rights and Scots Law, the Scottish Law Centre’s telephone advice line is now open. We can advise on matters related to parental responsibilities and rights, residence, contact, children’s rights, youth offending, education, health, social work, confidentiality and access to files. Scottish Law Centre Whether you’re a parent, carer, relative or professional you can

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