LRCC Newsletters and helpful links

Scottish Women’s Aid: the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse.  Scotland’s 24-hour Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline: 0800 027 1234

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre: providing free legal information, advice, representation and advocacy support to  women in Scotland affected by violence and abuse. Helpline: 08088 010 789. (Mondays between 10am and 12:30pm;  Tuesdays between 12pm and 3pm; Wednesdays between 10am and 1pm)

Victim Support Scotland: the leading charity dedicated to helping people affected by any type of crime across Scotland. Free helpline: 0800 160 1985 (8am-8pm, Mon-Fri) 

NHS Lanarkshire: committed to delivering high quality, innovative health and social care that is person-centred. Contact details are here.

Lanarkshire Sexual Health: Appointment line: 0300 3030251 (open Monday to Thursday 9am–5pm and Friday 9am–4pm); Textphone (for deaf/hard of hearing): 07826 874190

Samaritans: providing support for people in crisis. 24-hour helpline: 116 123

Galop – the LGBT+ anti-abuse charity support LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence. National Helpline for LGBT+ Victims and Survivors of Abuse and Violence 0800 999 5428

AMINA – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre – Amina Muslim Women Resource Centre ( is an intersectional organisation that empowers and supports Muslim and BME women to create an inclusive Scotland in which they can contribute fully. Their helpline is available Monday to Friday – 10am – 4pm for any Muslim and BME women who require support: 0808 801 0301 

Revenge Porn Helpline | SWGfL a UK service supporting adults (aged 18+) who are experiencing intimate image abuse, also known as revenge porn. 0345 6000 459 (10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday)

The UK’s Eating Disorder Charity – Beat ( the lead UK charity for eating disorders support. Helpline: 0808 801 0432

Breathing space: free, confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Helpline number: 0800 83 85 87 (Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am; Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am)

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men | Men’s Advice Line UK ( 0808 8010327 (Mon–Fri 10am-5pm)

Police Scotland: Contact methods can be found at this link

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service: Scotland’s prosecution service. Contact methods can be found at this link

Scottish Court Service

Turn to SARCS – NHS inform: The NHS Scotland sexual assault self-referral phone service can help to arrange care for you in the days following a rape or sexual assault. The service may be able to arrange for you to have a forensic medical examination (FME) at a SARCS without making a report to the police.

You are not alone | You are not to blame |  You have rights | You can get help

Scroll to Top