Open every day 6pm until midnight on freephone 08088 01 03 02.
The Rape Crisis Scotland helpline offers free and confidential initial and crisis support and information by phone or email. The support is for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
We support women, men and transgender survivors as well as their family, friends and workers. We can also put you in touch with local rape crisis centres or other services if you would like face to face or longer-term support. The helpline has a minicom service for Deaf or hard of hearing people. We can also arrange for language interpreters if your first language is not English.
This is a Croydon-based helpline, which takes calls from throughout the UK from female and male survivors of sexual violence. Also supports non-abusing partners, friends and other agencies.
802 9999 (also free from 6 mobile networks: 3, Orange, Vodafone, T-Mobile, O2,
Opening times: 12.30pm-2.30pm and 7pm-9.30pm, every day of the year including bank holidays
Support and information for women survivors of sexual violence. Training for workers across Scotland. Publications and extensive library of materials on violence against women and children.
Support and accommodation for young women aged 16 – 25 years who are homeless or threatened by homelessness, and who are survivors of rape or sexual abuse.
Sexual Assault Referral Centre for the Greater Glasgow area.
211 8175 (appointment only)
Website: www.sandyford.org check out the Sandyford website for details about Archway
Support for women in Renfrewshire who have experienced domestic abuse, rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
Phone: 0300 300 0345
You can contact Scottish Women’s Aid to get details of your nearest women’s aid group.
This line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers support to male or female survivors of domestic abuse.
Phone: 0800 027 1234
Phone: 0141 553 2022
Phone: 0141 773 3533
Phone: 0141 944 0201
Phone: 0141 776 0864
Phone: 0141 952 8118
Phone: 01389 751036
Phone: 0141 561 7030
Phone: 0141 644 4342
Phone: 01475 781689
Phone: 01475 888110
Speak Out Scotland provides a support service for non-offending male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. SOS operates a telephone helpline service for support, information and signposting to appropriate services. SOS also provides access to specialist counselling by phone, face to face and a self-help group that runs every second Saturday.
Telephone helpline: 0141 332 9326
Information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused Helpline 0845 122 1201 Monday & Tuesday 7- 9.30pm, Thursday 12-2.30pm
Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country offering groups and online support that promote health and wellbeing.
To access LGBT Youth online support click here.
a variety of services designed to promote positive mental health and wellbeing, including a helpline, counselling, individual support sessions with a member of staff, and a programme of creative activities and groups both in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Click here to send us a message through our live chat system. It’s free and anonymous, and online now.
Click here to find out more about how you can support the centre’s work.