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CARA (Challenging and Responding to Abuse)

Are you experiencing or have experienced any of the following:

Domestic Abuse (including emotional, physical, financial or sexual abuse)

  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Rape/Sexual assault
  • Or any other form of gendered violence

If so and you would like to talk to someone the CARA service offers free and confidential service for all women, children and young people within West Dunbartonshire.

Services provided:

  • Person-Centred Counselling
  • Practical short-term support, advocacy and information
  • Someone to talk to in confidence
  • Help with safety planning
  • Access to other relevant services
  • Support may be negotiated for young men up to 18 years who have been affected by domestic abuse
  • Suitable venues for appointments in Alexandria, Dumbarton and Clydebank

To access the service or for information please contact:

Women's Service Contact: 01389 738595 or 01389 738278

Children and Young People's Service Contact: 01389 738664

CEDAR information for mothers - groupwork programme for mothers and children

For help and advice about women's safety and support service