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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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June Newsletter: Finding the Wonderful Everyday

The truth is, no one of us can be free until everybody is free. Maya Angelou Welcome to our June newsletter. June is Pride month and as well as keeping you updated on our trainings, developments & events, we’re also looking at the way the LGBT+ community experiences domestic abuse. Women’s Aid Orkney is committed to providing safety & support to all women and

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February Newsletter: “In February There is Everything to Hope for & Nothing to Regret”

Welcome to our February newsletter. As the season is hopefully (!) becoming milder, we’ve been looking at using technology to stay safe, a refresher on how to spot domestic abuse and CYP have been learning about friendships & big feelings. We’re also excited to launch Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to celebrate International Women’s Day and hope you’ll join us. Women’s Service Active

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January Newsletter: Ask for ANI, Healthy Connections & Meditation

Welcome to our January newsletter – and 2021! The turning of the year can be a natural moment of reflection, but any moment of any day can be our fresh start. This month we’re looking at a new way to ask for help with ‘ANI’, getting back to meditation and CYP learned about healthy friendships. Women’s Service 76 Active Cases | 150 Referrals CYP

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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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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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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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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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