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Domestic Abuse Team - Aberdeenshire Council

Record Number: 3692

Address:
Social Work Services
Ellon Police Office
Bridge Street
Ellon
AB41 9AX

Phone: 01358 725756
Phone: 01771 638200
Phone: 01330 824991

Website: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

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The term domestic abuse covers a range of abuses that can occur within the confines of a close relationship. Abuse can include:

  • Physical abuse - pushing, hitting, choking, kicking, biting, attacks or threats with a knife or other object
  • Sexual abuse - rape, sexual assault, forced participation in degrading or unwanted sexual activities
  • Emotional / mental abuse and control - verbal abuse, constant criticism, unjust accusations, humiliation, undermining self-confidence, cultural or racial taunts, smashing furniture, destroying clothes and personal possessions, withholding money, denial of opportunity to work or study, discouragement of seeing friends and family, dictating what to wear or how to behave, preventing from leaving the home

The domestic abuse team supports victims of domestic abuse and their children.

The team is part of the social work service - the outreach workers are social workers. The team also works with Police Scotland Domestic Abuse Liaison Officers, health, housing and Women’s Aid.

Further information from Aberdeenshire Council's website can be found here: Domestic Abuse

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Area Covered: Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Coverage: Banff & Buchan / Buchan / Formartine / Garioch / Kincardine & Mearns / Marr

Referral: Members of the public can contact directly - professionals must get the client's permission before referring to the team

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