Sharing Good Practice

Violence Against Women & Girls Programme

Good Practice Case Studies

The Violence Against Women & Girls programme has been working with organisations to highlight areas of good practice across the fund.  There are a series of 'Good Practice case studies' that you can download below:

Scottish Borders Council - The Power of Partnerships - The Pathway project

Scottish Borders Council’s Safer Communities is an integrated partnership of Police Scotland, Scottish Borders Council, Anti-Social Behaviour Unit, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Alcohol and Drugs Partnership who have the responsibility to develop a coordinated community response to domestic abuse. Safer Communities is the key driver for delivering on the local authority’s single outcome agreement and community planning priorities in relation to safety.

Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre & Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project Partnership

Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) was established in 2001 to fill a service provision gap within Fife for male and female survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault. FRASAC take referrals for anyone 12 years and over.

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP) was established in 1995 to provide services in Fife for male and female Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. KASP take referrals from anyone 16 years and over. Both agencies provide Fife wide services and were involved in a two year process of looking to see if all voluntary sexual abuse agencies within Fife could merge as one.

Glasgow East Women’s Aid - ‘RUN Conference’

Glasgow East Women’s Aid is an organisation run by women working together to make a difference. Our aim is the eradication of all forms of abuse towards women, children and young people and the structures that perpetuate them.

We provide initial intervention & give material on services, legal rights, housing issues, benefit advice and on issues of concern for women, children and young people. We signpost to specialist agencies and provide support to women to facilitate access to services.  We provide one to one counselling, support and refuge if needed.

South Ayrshire Women’s Aid - Is This Love?

South Ayrshire Women’s Aid vision is of a society in which women, children and young people are full and equal participants and live free of the threat of Domestic Abuse and other forms of violence.  We are committed to upholding and promoting the rights of women, children and young people who have experience of domestic abuse.  We manage secure refuge accommodation, and can provide emotional and practical support on an Outreach or Crisis basis.  We work as Advocates and can provide risk assessment, safety planning and additional security measures.  We also aim to raise awareness of the cause and consequence of Domestic Abuse.