National Advocacy Project Creates 14 New Posts

A new national advocacy project has been funded from money made available by the Scottish Government, to create 14 support & advocacy posts in Rape Crisis Centres across Scotland.  We have been recruiting for this position recently and hope to have … Continued


The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC), is a new national service offering free legal information and advice to survivors of gender based violence. In partnership with Doorway in South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire Violence Against Women Working Group and the Lanarkshire Rape Crisis Centre, the SWRC has launched … Continued

Supporting LGBTI Survivors of Sexual Violence

From Thursday 19th February, Rape Crisis Scotland will be offering a specialist support service on the national helpline for LGBTI survivors of sexual violence, and their friends and families. This will complement existing services and offer LGBTI survivors an additional … Continued


We are delighted to see that over the past 9 months a total of £897 was donated through our Local Giving site.  Another £108 from gift aid was a boost, while £40 of match funding from Local Giving was very well … Continued


We are delighted to tell you that we have now moved to larger premises within the same building, so that means we have room to grow and develop more effectively as an organisation.  It is our intention to secure funds … Continued

Prevention Work Filmed by the BBC

It was a very exciting day for us at LRCC as Hannah our sexual violence prevention worker prepared to be filmed by BBC Scotland while delivering a workshop to S4/S5 at John Ogilvie school in Hamilton.  We have built up a fabulous … Continued

LRCC’s 10th Anniversary

We can’t believe we reached the 10th anniversary of the Lanarkshire Rape Crisis Centre already.  The time has just gone and that is mainly because we haven’t stopped. We had intended to celebrate this fabulous milestone with a social fundraiser, awareness … Continued

Web Development

New Design As you can see, the new web-site is now up and running and new updates are being added every other day. A huge thanks goes to the Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation, the Russell Trust and Kieran Smith for financial support to achieve this.

Prevention development work

Sexual Violence Prevention Work There is increasing awareness of issues of sexual violence affecting young people (such as sexual bullying, “sexting” and violence within teenage relationships) and of the impact of increasing sexualisation in the media. Several Rape Crisis centres … Continued

Learn the underwear rule

NSPCC – Increase in reports of child abuse Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse – without using scary … Continued