What RCS does
Rape Crisis Scotland is Scotland’s leading organisation working to transform attitudes, improve responses and ultimately to end rape and sexual violence in all its forms.
All of us deserve to live free from the fear and threat of sexual violence. At Rape Crisis Scotland we work to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of rape, sexual assault and abuse, advocate for better health, justice and community responses, and work to make sure that no matter what happened or when, survivors can access specialist support.
What we do
We work with a network of 17 independent local Rape Crisis centres across Scotland who provide trauma-informed support to more than 6000 survivors annually.
We run a national helpline with support and information for anyone affected by sexual violence open daily from 6pm – midnight, 365 days a year.
We run the National Advocacy Project to support anyone thinking of reporting or engaged in the system to navigate the justice process from start to finish.
Our Prevention work takes an evidence-based approach to working with young people in schools and communities across Scotland looking at issues like consent and healthy relationships.
We campaign to change and challenge the attitudes that underpin sexual violence as well as on specific issues like funding for services and access to justice.
Please get in touch with us if you’d like to find out more.