Argyll & Bute  Women's Aid


Contact us: 0870 241 3548

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ADA's aims and acheivements

The ultimate aim of the partnership is to eradicate domestic abuse. The partnership is now in its eighth year, and entering the third stage of the eradication strategy. 

Its main acheivements to date are:

  • Refuse lorries displaying "No excuse" posters with helpline number

  • Increase in refuge spaces from 5 to 7 (COSLA recommendation is 12)

  • Two outreach workers through the domestic abuse service development fund

  • Children & Young persons worker through domestic abuse service development fund

  • Refuge follow on worker through the domestic abuse service development fund

  • Increase in ADA membership, now comprising Rape crisis and Church of scotland

  • NHS staff training in partnership with womens aid

  • Video training pack made with dunoon grammar school

  • 104 pairs of shoes exhibition brought to Argyll & bute

  • Multi agency training events held annually

  • Establishment of an annual conference

  • Constitution of ADA as an independent organisation

  • Participation in the Multi agency training consortium

  • Training sub group and training strategy in production

  • Distribution of helpline numbers through other agencies

  • Raising awareness for church of scotland presbytery

  • Involving with the following partnerships - Community learning & regeneration, community safety, Community planning, childrens services planning group, childcare partnership

  • Involving with experimental learning for P6 & P7

  • Involvement of young people in conferences i.e. Dialogue youth & Women's aid

  • Events for international womens day

  • Argyll & Bute rape crisis centre

For more information on the partnership, please choose from the links below

Home Bill of Rights Member Groups


Contact us:

The Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Cowal Office: 01369 706636

Helensburgh &Lomond Office: 01436 67 7434

Children & Young people's service : 01369 706822

Freefone for young people : 0800 432 0713