We are an organisation for women run by women. Our aim is to help abused women and their children, and to end such violence against women.
What we offer
Someone to talk to
Information on legal rights/housing
If we do not have the information you need we can get it for you.
We also provide:
One-to-one counselling and telephone counselling.
Safe accommodation and support for women and their children who need to move from their own home.
Support for women and children who have left mainland refuge and returned to the Western Isles.
Western Isles Women’s Aid is an independent service for women and their children who are escaping from domestic abuse.
There are 39 Women’s Aid groups in Scotland. This network is supported by Scottish Women’s Aid which undertakes national work, such as campaigning, education and training. Women’s Aid in Scotland have a national children’s office to focus on the needs of the children and abused women.
Working together until women and children are safe
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Women's Aid is here for you
‘Do You See Her’ is a powerful short film that shows us that domestic abuse happens to all women of all ages.
1 in 5 women accessing domestic abuse services has been experiencing abuse for over 10 years.
Domestic abuse can happen to #anywoman
The Survivors’ Forum is a safe space for you to discuss your thoughts and experiences with other women survivors of abuse.