where is my local cedar?
There are Cedar projects located across Scotland. Where there is currently not a Cedar project you can contact you local women’s aid service or telephone the national domestic abuse hotline. We have also provided some information if you need help now.
Cedar Borders Project, is a therapeutic group work programme for children and young people aged 4-16 to help them recover from their experiences of domestic abuse. The project also runs groups for mothers to help them support their child in the recovery process.
Cedar East Dunbartonshire was established in August 2012 and has now been running for 3 years and is currently funded by the BIG Lottery. Cedar is a key strand in the Violence Against Women Partnership’s Strategy in East Dunbartonshire and is working with a range of partner agencies to deliver the Cedar group work programme. Co-facilitators are invited from partner agencies to volunteer their time to run groups with the coordinator.
Cedar Edinburgh was part of the original pilot of Cedar in Scotland and started running children’s and mothers’ group in 2008. It participated in the action research evaluation.
It has been overseen by a local steering group drawn from a range of agencies which encounter families affected by men’s violence against women.
Funded by the Big Lottery, Cedar Fife is a key strand in Fife Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership’s Strategy and Children’s Services Plan, working with a range of partner agencies to deliver the Cedar group work programme.
Glasgow Women’s Aid was awarded 3 years funding by the BIG Lottery in April 2016 to deliver Cedar in Glasgow. Cedar Glasgow is delivered by Glasgow Women’s Aid , and is working with a range of partner agencies to deliver the Cedar group-work programme.
Cedar Inverclyde is currently funded by the BIG Lottery. It currently sits within Inverclyde Woman’s Aid and works with a range of partner agencies to deliver Cedar throughout Inverclyde.
Cedar Perthshire is currently funded by the BIG lottery. It is situated and managed within Perthshire Women’s Aid.
The Local Advisory Group are responsible for the local strategic overview of the project, with key representatives from the statutory and voluntary sector.
Cedar Perthshire works with a range of partner agencies to deliver the Cedar group work programme.
Cedar South Lanarkshire is run by Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire.
The Cedar Project is an abuse, trauma, recovery therapeutic group work programme for children and young people aged 4-16 who have experienced domestic abuse. Mothers also attend a concurrent programme to enable them to support their children’s recovery.
The project is part of West Dunbartonshire Community Health and Care Partnership’s Violence Against Women Service.
Cedar West Lothian is currently in its second year following a successful pilot in which three intakes were delivered. Cedar West Lothian’s development is currently funded for another year via the Scottish Government’s Violence against Women and Children’s fund, and is facilitated by staff from children and young people’s teams in partnership with West Lothian Council’s pioneering domestic and sexual assault team.
Renfrewshire Reconnection is a project delivering group based services for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse in Renfrewshire. Cedar is one of the main programmes delivered by the service and forms an integral part of Safer Renfrewshire’s Strategic Plan. Renfrewshire Reconnection works with a range of partner agencies from social work, education and health to deliver the Cedar group work programme. Renfrewshire Reconnection can also offer individual therapeutic work for those children not ready for Cedar or who may not fulfil the criteria.