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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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May Newsletter: The Month of Flowers & Colours

Welcome to our May newsletter. The weather is getting better and things are starting to open up, this can be both an exciting and anxious time. Our CYP have some great insights on how to cope with big feelings, we have exciting training opportunities, meet a hero dog called Ringo and much more. Hope you enjoy… Women’s Service Active Cases 68 | Referrals 182

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April Newsletter: Cyber Safety, Own My Life & Coercive Control

Welcome to our April newsletter. April has truly been a month for young ones as CYP have been busy crafting and navigating cyber safety. We also had a fantastic response from the 16-25 year old young women of Orkney for our guidance group. Under the spotlight this month is coercive control, we have the final total raised from our Walk A Mile in Her

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March Newsletter: Children’s Rights, Economic Abuse & Active April

Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter. It’s been a busy month, with many new referrals we’re spotlighting economic abuse, it’s effects & what to do. We’ve gained a new partnership with the Co-Op, been learning about children’s rights and how we can all take care of ourselves with meditation & looking forward to Active April. Women’s Service Active Cases 77

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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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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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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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