About Us

 

What is Women’s Aid in the Western Isles?

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 is Women’s Aid in Scotland?

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.

 

How is Western Isles Women’s Aid Funded?

We are a charitable organisation and are dependent on fund raising and support from the community. Our future greatly depends upon grants and donations. We receive an individual donation and a grant from our local authority each year.