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Edinburgh Women’s Aid takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and we have policies in place that are reviewed on a regular basis.

Adult Support and Protection 2021

Edinburgh Women’s Aid aims to provide the best possible service to the women, children and young people we work with. We believe that service users have the right to live a life free from abuse or harm and are committed to providing services that empower service users.

Our policy defines Edinburgh Women’s Aid’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable adults who use Edinburgh Women’s Aid’s service. Click here to read the policy in full.


Child Protection Policy 2023

Edinburgh Women’s Aid is committed to promoting the rights of children. We are committed to upholding children’s right to be protected from abuse and harm and upholding children’s right to be involved in decisions that affect their lives. We believe that the welfare of children should always be the most important consideration in decisions that affect them.

Our policy has been produced by Edinburgh Women’s Aid to help encourage and maintain an environment where all children are valued and their right to safety is upheld and to ensure that the risk of children being harmed or abused is minimised. Click here to read the policy in full.