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Violence against Women & Girls

West Lothian Domestic and Sexual Assault Team (DASAT) offers confidential and friendly support to people who have experienced abuse.

They provide tailored support for adults and children survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Specialist support is also available for people with mental health difficulties and/or substance misuse issues.
 

For adults, the DASAT team provide a range of services including:

  • Safety planning
  • Emotional support
  • Advice, information, and signposting
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Emergency Housing (LISA project.)

The DASAT team also deliver a preventative education programme and/or awareness raising sessions to secondary schools within West Lothian.


How To Get In Touch

Address:

Domestic and Sexual Assault Team,
West Lothian Council, Civic Centre,
Howden South Road, Livingston
EH54 6FF

Telephone Number: 01506 281055

Mobile/Text: 07818 421480 or 07917 582539 (9.00am - 5.00pm)

Email: dasat@westlothian.gov.uk


Useful telephone numbers

  • Victim Support - 01506 635050
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 027 1234
  • Childline - 8088 1111
  • Shakti Women's Aid - 0131 475 2399
  • Family Mediation Lothian - 0131 226 4507
  • Edinburgh Women's Rape & Sexual Assault Centre - 0131 556 9437
  • West Lothian Womens Aid - 01506 413721
  • SCET (Social Work Emergency Team - Out of Hours Service) - 01506 281028 or 281029
  • West Lothian Council Housing - 01506 280000
  • Domestic Abuse Liaison Officer - 01506 833834
  • Breathing Space - 0800 838587 (Lines open Monday-Thursday, 6pm to 2am and Friday 6pm to Monday 6am)
  • Rape Crisis Helpline - 08088 01 03 02 (Lines open 7 days from 6pm to midnight)
  • Samaritans Helpline - 08457 909 090 (Lines open 24 hours per day 7 days per week)

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