Monklands Women’s Aid provides specialist responsive domestic abuse services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse, who are at risk of experiencing domestic abuse or who are seeking to escape. We recognise the complex issues that exacerbate their needs; LGBT, BME, No Recourse to Public Funds, Alcohol/Drug dependancies, Mental Health, Socioeconomic disadvantages, Poverty, Disability (this list is not exhaustive). Our purpose is to provide person centred holistic services; underpinned by a feminist/gendered analysis of domestic abuse. Our core hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. Friday. We offer a 24/7 On-Call service, during public holidays we offer a tailored On-Call service to ensure that demands are met.
Our service activities/outputs as an organisation:
- Womens Support Service
- Children & Young Persons Services
- Housing Support Services
- Group work
- Crisis Support
- One to One support
- Outreach service
- Follow-On - Resettlement Service
- Basic Awareness Raising
- Partnership/Multi Agency working
- MARAC interactions/participations
We have been supporting women and children for over 30 years in Airdrie and Coatbridge.
Care Inspectorate excellence awards for second consecutive year