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Working to end sexual violence

Helpline 08088 010302


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Get in touch any day between 5pm – midnight:

Call: 08088 01 03 02

Text: 07537 410 027



Our helpline offers confidential short-term, crisis and initial support by phone, email, webchat and text. Our phone, email and webchat support is free and texts will be charged at your normal network rate. Calls to us do not show on your bill.

We support people of all genders living in Scotland aged 13+ who have been affected by sexual violence. It doesn’t matter what happened or how long ago, and you don’t have to talk about anything you don’t want to. We support survivors, as well as family, friends and supporters.

We can also put you in touch with local Rape Crisis Centres or other services if you need longer-term support.

We can arrange for free language interpreters, including British Sign Language, to access support if your first language is not English. More information on Deaf access to support.

Text support

Texts are charged at your normal network rate and your number is not visible to us when you text. Texts to us will show on an itemised phone bill as texts to our mobile number. You can contact your network provider directly and request a phone bill is not itemised if you have concerns about this. For more information about confidentiality including our text support. Find out more about confidentiality, including our text support, here.

Email support

Email support is free and your email address will be visible to us when you email. We aim to reply to all emails as soon as possible, and no later than 4 days. Find out more about confidentiality, including email support, here.

Webchat support

Webchat support is free. Your name and IP address is not visible to us when you use our webchat support service.

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