Scottish Women's Aid

Description of service

Helpline providing free and confidential information and support on domestic abuse and forced marriage. The Helpline Team can also provide emotional support, direct callers to Agencies that may be able to help, offer crisis intervention in emergency situations, provide practical solutions on a range of things including safety and planning. The Helpline works in partnership with domestic abuse charity, Respect, who provide a service for male survivors of domestic abuse. For those worried about the behaviour of partners or ex-partners, or concerned about someone else, please call the helpline on 0800 027 1234. Callers in immediate danger should contact the police by dialling 10, or 999 in an emergency. Calls to 0800 numbers are free of charge from all consumer landlines and most mobile networks.

Key Focus

Support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse and forced marriage

Age Range

16 and over

Opening Times

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
if the lines are busy, please leave a message and we will reply within 2 hours

Area Of Operation




Referral Method

Self referral

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