About us

Cumbernauld and District Women’s Aid provide for women and children who live in the northern corridor of North Lanarkshire:

  • safe accommodation (refuge) with 24/7on-call support
  • information and advice (e.g. benefits, legal, housing)
  • support and counselling
  • assistance (e.g. form filling, re-housing)

At present, we have 11 safe houses (refuges).  A women and her family will be given sole occupancy of the accommodation all of which are located in the northern corridor of North Lanarkshire. Cumbernauld and District Women’s Aid Support Workers are responsible for offering support to refuge residents ensuring that they are safe and secure at all times and that any maintenance is carried out promptly.

The addresses of all these refuges remains confidential at all times.

We are committed to raising awareness of domestic abuse, its causes and effects on women, children and young people.  We regularly give talks and presentations to schools as well as attending events held locally to keep domestic abuse high on social agendas.


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.  The information is provided by Cumbernauld and District Women’s Aid and while we take every reasonable effort to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or information, production, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purposes.  Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event, will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.