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Freephone 08088 00 00 14Glasgow & Clyde Rape Crisis helpline
08088 01 03 02National rape and sexual assault helpline

Other help available

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Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline

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.

This service offers support to women, men and transgender survivors as well as their family, friends and workers. They 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. They can also arrange for language interpreters if your first language is not English.

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre Freephone Helpline

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.

Phone: 0808 802 9999 (also free from 6 mobile networks: 3, Orange, Vodafone, T-Mobile, O2, Virgin)
Opening times: 12.30pm-2.30pm and 7pm-9.30pm, every day of the year including bank holidays

Women’s Support Project

Phone: 0141 552 2221
Textphone: 0141 552 9979

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.

SAY Women

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.

Phone (office): 0141 552 5803
Textphone: 0141 778 4777
Phone (accommodation): 0141 778 4777

Archway Glasgow

Sexual Assault Referral Centre for the Greater Glasgow area.

Phone: 0141 211 8175 (appointment only)
Website: check out the Sandyford website for details about Archway

Women and Children 1st

Support for women in Renfrewshire who have experienced domestic abuse, rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.

Phone: 0300 300 0345

Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women’s Aid

You can contact Scottish Women’s Aid to get details of your nearest women’s aid group.

Phone: 0131 226 6066

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

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

Glasgow Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 553 2022

Glasgow East Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 773 3533

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 353 0859

Drumchapel Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 944 0201

East Dunbartonshire Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 776 0864

Clydebank Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 952 8118

Dumbarton Women’s Aid

Phone: 01389 751036

Renfrewshire Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 561 7030

East Renfrewshire Women’s Aid

Phone: 0141 644 4342

Inverclyde Women’s Aid

Phone: 01475 781689

Sexual Abuse Line

Phone: 01475 888110

Services for men

Speak out Scotland

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

Male Survivors UK

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

LGBT Youth Scotland

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.


LGBT Health and Wellbeing

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.

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