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Caledonian Women and Children’s Service

Last updated: 12th July 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Domestic Abuse
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Development
  • Sexual Offending
  • Women
  • Young People

Aim/Purpose:

The Caledonian Women & Children’ service support heterosexual women who have experienced domestic violence from a male. Statutory order – men who have been arrested with domestic violence may be told by the court to get help from the Caledonian service. This is a voluntary service as far as the women are concerned – they can choose not to engage. This service provides a minimum of 4 safety planning sessions- this happens when the perpetrator doesn’ get the groupwork program from the court as a court order. If the man gets given a 2-year program, the workers will help the victim for the same length of time.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Court, Social work

Women and Children whose male partners are subject to statutory participation in Caledonian Groupwork Service.

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