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Fife Women's Aid
Created/last updated: 09/07/2019
Aims and objectives
Fife Women's Aid is a charity and a company limited by guarantee which supports women, young people and children who are experiencing domestic abuse.
We provide the following services in Fife:
One to one support
Outreach work - work with women who come to FWA for support, who may remain in their own home, or have not been admitted to refuge
Follow on work - this service enables women, children and young people to receive support once they have been re-housed into their new community
Training, development and awareness raising - FWA strive to raise awareness, locally and nationally, on the effects of domestic abuse on women, children and young people, including talks to community groups.
The organisation also promotes personal development of its members and service users
Individual support, and group support.
Confidential counselling service
Independent advocacy service
Court support for women
Confidential support for women and children - we listen to you and support you in the choices
information about your rights, legal issues, housing and benefits, and liaising with other agencies on your behalf
Safe temporary refuge accommodation, we have refuges throughout Fife
a 24-hour emergency helpline
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