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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse includes emotional, physical, mental, financial and sexual abuse.

No Home for Domestic Abuse

West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties. The Council has introduced measures which will ensure victims have immediate access to…

FREE - CEDAR (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery) Co-facilitator training

If you have an interest in learning new skills to deliver therapeutic group work within a Gender Based Violence (GBV) Theoretical Framework and support CYP and Mothers in their recovery from domestic abuse then this one day training could be for…

Help for children and young people

Leave site to cover your tracks CEDAR Project- Children experiencing domestic abuse recovery project Domestic Abuse includes: Emotional, Physical, Mental, Financial and Sexual. Has your family experienced any of the above?  If so, and you…

Women's safety and support service

Leave site to cover your tracks For women who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse where there has been a court referral, or you or a partner is receiving a criminal justice social work service. The women's safety support…

Information for workers

Leave site to cover your tracks Workers who are supporting women and their children who may be affected by Domestic Abuse can speak to a CARA worker for information on the referral process.  CARA seeks to empower women and encourages workers to…

Men's Advice Line

Leave site to cover your tracks The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse. The Men's Advice Line offers emotional support, practical advice and information on a wide range of services for…

Help for women

Leave site to cover your tracks 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…

Support for LGBT

Support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.  For information, support contact any of the following agencies. CARA - Challenging and responding to domestic abuse Tel: 01389 738595 Tel: 01389 738278 LGBT domestic abuse project…

Support groups and refuges

Leave site to cover your tracks Local Support Groups for women, children and young people experiencing violence within the home or/an intimate relationship.  For information, support contact any of the following agencies. Dumbarton Women's Aid…

Council adopts zero tolerance stance on domestic abuse

West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties.

Fifteen victims of domestic abuse supported in first weeks of new initiative

Fifteen victims of domestic abuse have come forward to request help from West Dunbartonshire Council in the first weeks of a groundbreaking new initiative

‘No Home for Domestic Abuse’ goes a step further with national pledge

West Dunbartonshire Council has taken its No Home for Domestic Abuse campaign a step further by pledging even more support for victims.

Council signs pledge in support of 16 Days of Action

West Dunbartonshire Council have pledged their commitment to raising awareness of domestic abuse by signing a pledge to mark the start of 16 Days of Action.

Councillors asked to approve new homeless strategy

The number of homeless people in West Dunbartonshire has fallen by 18% in the last three years, councillors will hear.