Legislative measures are required to improve housing outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic abuse, according to CIH Scotland.
Published 27 January 2020
New figures released today by Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline (SDAFMH) show a 25% increase in the volume of calls to the helpline support in the year 2018-19.
Published 9 December 2019
Scottish Women’s Aid (SWA) is embarking on a new project to address a lack of access to justice for women and children experiencing domestic abuse in Scotland.
Published 2 December 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has pledged its commitment to supporting people experiencing domestic abuse.
Published 26 November 2019
North Lanarkshire Council’s housing services is throwing its weight behind a campaign to prevent domestic abuse.
Published 22 November 2019
The community of West Dunbartonshire came together at a groundbreaking conference designed to raise awareness of and prevent domestic abuse.
Published 15 November 2019
Hillcrest has pledged its support to the Make a Stand campaign which encourages organisations to take action in supporting victims of domestic abuse.
Published 6 November 2019
A ground-breaking community conference to help break the cycle of domestic violence is to be held by West Dunbartonshire Council.
Published 31 October 2019
The police and courts will be given new powers to remove suspected domestic abusers from the homes of victims or others at risk, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Published 16 October 2019
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with staff from Scottish Women's Aid on Tuesday and was presented with more than 100 messages from the public about domestic abuse.
Published 3 October 2019
Argyll and Bute Council has reaffirmed its commitment to preventing homelessness arising from domestic abuse.
Published 6 September 2019
New guidance has been launched today to help social landlords and local authority housing providers offer a safer and more consistent approach to domestic abuse – the number one cause of women and children’s homelessness in Scotland.
Published 26 August 2019
Glasgow construction firm City Building has given its backing to a nationwide initiative to help victims of domestic violence.
Published 16 July 2019
Families affected by domestic abuse as well as isolation and loneliness are among those to benefit from more than £2 million in lottery funding across Scotland.
Published 16 July 2019
River Clyde Homes has signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s 'Make a Stand' pledge to support people in the Inverclyde community who experience domestic abuse.
Published 20 June 2019