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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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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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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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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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