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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May Newsletter: Here Comes the Sun

…we hope! Welcome to our May newsletter. This month we’ve been continuing to provide support online as much as we can. We’ve been involved in a new ‘window campaign’ to raise awareness and show support. And, looked at ways to cultivate happiness, especially when outside events are outwith our control. Women’s Service 84 Active Cases | 99 Referrals CYP Service 30 Active Cases |

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April Newsletter

Welcome to our April newsletter! Lockdown is carrying on and so are we. We’re still providing support to current & new service users and putting on more casual online group activities for a bit of socialising & fun. As such, we’ve learned a lot about online security and looked at different ways of staying safe. Womens Service 79 Active Cases | 90 Referrals CYP

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Domestic Abuse & COVID-19

You are a survivor, equipped with the knowledge, strength and tools that help keep you and your family safe every day. Excerpt from Safe Lives; Staying Safe During COVID-19 Please see the document below from Safe Lives. This guide has advice on staying safe & information on who you can contact if you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic abuse, particularly throughout the

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