CEA is an inclusive service committed to ending all forms of abuse. We provide support and advice to anyone regardless of age, beliefs, ethnicity, faith, gender, sexual orientation and race.

We were established in 1976 as Falkirk and District Women’s Aid, part of the Scottish Women’s Aid network together with Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. In the last forty-five years our organisation has grown from strength to strength responding to changing social, political and economic climates and adapting our services to reflect changing needs.

CEA is a registered Scottish Charity, established in 1976 and a company limited by guarantee. We are committed to cyber security and are Cyber Essentials verified. Click here to view our Cyber Essentials Certificate of Compliance.

Our Values

  • Maintain the safety of people (and where appropriate their friends and families) affected by gender based violence
  • Reduce risk for those people (and where appropriate their friends and families) affected by gender based violence
  • Hold perpetrators to account for their actions
  • Remain non-judgemental concerning people using our services
  • Empower people using our services and facilitate their decisions and life choices
  • Have the moral courage to challenge poor practice when it impacts adversely on people using our services.
  • Support the emotional, mental and physical well-being of people using our services.
  • Support the emotional, physical and mental well-being of our staff and volunteers.
  • Recognise that the people who use our service are individuals with a range of individual needs who seek

How we are Regulated

We are regulated by the Office of Scottish Charities Regulator SC000058 (OSCR) and regularly inspected by The Care Inspectorate.

We are a Registered Charity and a company limited by guarantee (376809).

We have a Board which is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the organisation. They are the Directors of the Company and Trustees of the charity.

How we are funded

In addition to some small grants and generous donations from the public CEA are very grateful for contributions received from the following funding streams:

CEA Complaints Policy

CEA views complaints as an opportunity to learn and improve for the future, as well as a chance to put things right for the person that has made the complaint.

Thank you

The team at CEA Ltd would like to thank the organisations who continue to support our work:

  • Wylie & Bisset
  • Nevis Accountancy Services
  • Work Nest
  • IT Works
  • Eden Consultancy Group
  • Praetorian Security
  • MacRoberts Solicitors
  • Safe Shores
  • Hurton Photography
  • Chubb Security
  • Keegan & Pennykid

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If you are experiencing domestic abuse and need immediate help, ask for ‘ANI’ in a participating pharmacy.
‘ANI’ stands for Action Needed Immediately. If a pharmacy has the ‘Ask for ANI’ logo on display, it means they’re ready to help. They will offer you a private space, provide a phone and ask if you need support from the police or other domestic abuse support services.

Find Out More

If you would like to learn more about our work, volunteer with us or make a donation to help us continue our work, please contact us by phone on:
01324 635 661

CEA provide 1:1 support, group work, support networks, or therapeutic interventions for adults, children and young people and training for other organisations.