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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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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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March Newsletter: Strange Times Special

Welcome everyone to our March newsletter, which is going to be a special reflecting our current strange times. We all feel like just hiding under our duvet some days, especially now, but we are still here for support! So, this month we’re focussing on information, lifting our mood and as always, staying safe. Women’s Service 74 Active cases | 84 Referrals CYP Service 28

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February Newsletter: from winter to spring..

Welcome to our February newsletter, it’s only the second month of the year and we’ve already weathered a few storms! But we’ve also had time for some fun as well as getting stuck into the new year with a media interview and the next round of the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). So let’s take a look at what’s been happening this month! Women’s Service

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January Newsletter – Hello 2020!

Welcome to our January newsletter – the first of the new year and the new decade! New Year can feel like a fresh blank page but really, any moment in any day can be a fresh start. This month we’ve been decluttering and rearranging the office to make it a more welcoming space for staff and service users alike. Women’s Service 69 Active Cases

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