Beira’s Place offers a range of free training courses that we deliver online or in person in your workplace.  Our training includes a half-day session on Vicarious Trauma for workers who may be supporting survivors.  Please contact us to discuss training if you are interested.

You can also phone our office on 0131 526 3944 Monday to Friday between 10am and 5pm or email us on for information or advice on supporting a survivor or to discuss possible training for your team or workplace.

You can also complete our online referral form below.

Beira's Place Client Referral Form

If you are making a referral to Beira's Place for a woman you're working with, please provide the following information where possible.

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