List of support services
Scottish Women’s Aid
Scotland’s lead domestic abuse organisation working towards preventing domestic abuse and supporting victim-survivors.
Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline
Support for anyone experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage, as well as their family members, friends, colleagues and professionals who support them.
24hr service: 0800 027 1234
Rape Crisis Scotland
Scotland’s national rape crisis organisation providing helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence.
Helpline from 6pm-midnight: 08088 01 0302
Scottish Women’s Rights Centre
Free legal information and advice for women experiencing gender based violence.
Freephone: 08088 010 789
Shakti Women’s Aid
Support and information for Black and minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse.
0131 475 2399
Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre
Culturally sensitive signposting and support service for Muslim and ethnic minority women.
Helpline from Mon-Fri 10am-4pm: 0808 801 0301
Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid
Support to Asian, Black and minority ethnic women, children and young people.
Helpline (24hrs): 0141 353 0859
LGBT Helpline Scotland
A national helpline providing information and emotional support to LGBT people, their families, friends and supporters. Provides support to LGBT people who have experienced domestic abuse.
Helpline: 0300 123 2523Go back to the Domestic Abuse homepage