Have you been the victim of rape or a sexual assault?
Police Scotland is committed to supporting victims of rape and other sexual offences regardless of when the attack happened. The support will continue throughout the investigation by providing a service in a professional and compassionate manner whilst conducting a thorough enquiry.
Sexual crime has a long term devastating affect and we are committed to supporting those who have suffered. We recognise how difficult it can be to report sexual crime and we have specially trained officers who are here to help and support you.
If you have been raped or sexually assaulted:
Call Police Scotland on 101 or contact the Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline on 08088 01 03 02 (daily 6pm-12 midnight). In an emergency always call 999.
ASSIST - Established in 2004, ASSIST is a specialist domestic abuse advocacy and support service focussed on reducing risk and improving the safety of victims of domestic abuse. Its aim is to ensure that all victims of domestic abuse – women, children and men – are safe, informed and supported throughout their involvement with the criminal justice system. It does that through providing a high quality service tailored to individual needs and circumstances. http://www.saferglasgow.com/
Rape Crisis Scotland - Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. The helpline is open from 6pm to midnight, 7 days a week, and offers free and confidential initial and crisis support and information. Helpline: 08088 01 03 02. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, minicom number 0141 353 3091 http://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/
Scottish Women's Aid - Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. We play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse. http://www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk/
White Ribbon - White Ribbon Scotland contributes to ending violence against women by engaging men and boys in taking action on the issue. We do this by raising awareness, promoting discussion and providing information and resources to support personal and collective action among men. http://www.whiteribbonscotland.org.uk/