Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

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 2523

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