Caithness and Sutherland Women’s Aid (CASWA)

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Specialised service for women, children & young people, in Caithness & Sutherland who have experienced domestic abuse.

CASWA is a specialised organisation in Caithness and Sutherland for women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. They have nearly 15 years of experience of delivering a support and information service and are registered in Scotland as a charity and a company limited by guarantee.


If you are a professional working in a partner agency (e.g. Education, Social Work, Health, Police, Voluntary Sector Service, etc) and wish to refer an individual to their service, you can do so by completing a referral form. CASWA deliver a service which is person-led and person-centred, consequently prior to making a referral, please speak with the person being referred and obtain consent from them (or a safe parent/guardian for a child under 12 years of age).

If the person being referred is an adult, please complete a referral form to CASWA’s Women’s Service.

If the person being referred is a child/young person, please complete a referral form to CASWA’s Children & Young People’s Service.

Should you wish to discuss a possible referral, please do not hesitate to contact the CASWA team using the telephone or e-mail contact details above. Our local team will be happy to talk through the referral with you and answer any questions you may have.


CASWA operate an outreach service which is delivered by their domestic abuse specialists across and throughout the area through their Women’s Service and Children & Young People’s Service. They are an LGBTI inclusive service: CASWA provides a service for all women, children & young people experiencing domestic abuse. They are very active on social media, and you can follow them here: Facebook – | Instagram –