During lock down women and children experiencing abuse are more isolated than ever. Many families have no access to the internet. We are running a fundraising campaign on our Facebook and Twitter pages to help families get online for support, to help...read more
Marion is one of our Outreach Workers working from home. Read her article for The Times about the challenges she is supporting women to face.Being an outreach support worker for Women’s Aid during the lockdown has been a strange experience. No more...read more
East Ayrshire Women’s Aid takes the safety of the women and children we work with and our staff seriously. We have made some changes recently to the way we provide our services in relation to COVID-19 (coronavirus).Supporting the safety and wellbeing of...read more
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Glasgow Kilt Walk has been postponed. Our target was £455 which represents the number of women and children who contacted us for the first time last year. We reached our target and Sir Tom Hunter and the Kiltwalk team have...read more
East Ayrshire Women’s Aid were delighted to achieve platinum accreditation from Investors in People in March 2017. Of the Scottish organisations that achieve platinum, only 2% are third sector organisations and only 10 are ‘micro’ organisations of under 25 people....read more
Scotland’s new ‘gold standard’ domestic abuse legislation came into force on April 1st 2019.The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act finally criminalises psychological abuse and coercive and controlling behaviours that cannot easily be prosecuted under existing criminal law....read more
We provide confidential, crisis and long-term support to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse.
At East Ayrshire Women’s Aid our refuges offer safe, temporary accommodation for women, children and young people.
As many as one in four women, from all walks of life and cultures, have experienced a form of abuse from a partner or ex-partner.
We provide training and awareness sessions to other service providers, workplaces, schools, community groups and organisations.
10 Croft Street
Tel: 01563 536001
30a Ayr Road
Tel: 01290 423434
Monday – Friday
9.00am – 5pm
*This office operates on an appointment only basis.
Scottish Charity No. SC001205 | Registered Company No. 396130