How we can help support you

Support Services

  • Crisis and ongoing telephone support
  • Face to face support sessions
  • Practical information
  • Signposting where beneficial and appropriate
  • Resource library/information/publications
  • Awareness raising/training to agencies and communities
  • Free legal surgery as part of the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre
  • Support & Advocacy through the Criminal Justice process


Support Provision Between Apr 2015- Mar 2016

Help-line: 1,535 calls

  • LRCC received 113 new referrals, an increase of 29% from previous year
  • Benefits identified by users included: improved confidence, life skills, growth, reduced dependency and positive life transitions
  • Many thanks to all the volunteers at LRCC for sharing your many skills and qualities. We had 12 active volunteers giving us 1,200 hours of their time, which in monetary terms equates to around £32,000
  • Advocacy delivered to women going through the criminal justice process made a positive impact, whereby it made the process clearer and more informative


Just remember  ….

………we know it might not be easy for you to lift the phone or to come in and talk to us.

At LRCC we are prepared to give you time and a safe place to work at your own pace, while we support you.


Other information

For a copy of LRCC’s latest Annual Report call 01698 527006 or email

Making a Self-Referral

Women should call the help-line on 01698 527003 requesting support and the worker will take necessary details, only if the women wish to pass these on.

Personal details are not shared with anyone without your written permission.

Although we are currently operating a waiting list, we will make sure you receive support immediately.