- Social Worker: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Psychologist: Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (by appointment)
Thursday from 9:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. (by appointment)
- Lawyer: Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (by appointment)
- Child psychologist: Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (by appointment)
THE INFORMATION CENTER FOR WOMEN OF A GUARDA (CIM) is a free public service that aims to respond to the specific needs and demands that are presented to women. The CIM has a regional scope that addresses all women in the Baixo Miño Region (Councils of A Guarda, Tomiño, O Rosal, Oia and Tui).
The Center is attended by a social worker (director), a psychologist and a lawyer.
The Social Worker (Director) of the CIM carries out the following functions:
- Study and evaluation of social needs and problems.
- Individualized interviews and later referral to psychologist or lawyer if necessary.
- Socio-family intervention and mediation.
Information and subsequent management of social resources in the community. (processing of necessary economic benefits).
- Programming and coordination of both formative and leisure activities aimed at women in the area of influence of the CIM.
- Information on procedures and processes of marital separation and divorce.
- Information on the rights of couples in fact.
- Information and processing of Free Legal Assistance.
- Information on the process to follow when a woman is the victim of abuses.
- When victims of gender violence require urgent attention, the possibility of managing an immediate address for both her and her children is studied.
- Request police attention if there is a risk to the safety and physical integrity of women and inform about the need to report these facts before the Court of Justice or the police authority.
- Accompaniment to women victims of abuses to the court for trial assistance.
- Promotion of associations and participation of women.
The psychologist offers psychological counseling at individual and family level.
The lawyer offers legal advice in family law and criminal law.
Psycho-social care program for minors and their mothers.
It parts from a comprehensive care perspective, since the guidelines that were marked on the decree of a CIM show that our intervention is focused primarily on the attention of women, we, based on a systemic approach, wanted to go further, we consider that women are not an isolated being , but is in contact and interacts with its environment, hence the need to offer comprehensive care to the family unit that is or was directly or indirectly victim of conflicting and violent situations.
Program subsidized by the General Secretariat of Equality and the European Social Fund