Other organisations that can help you

There are national and local organisations that we work in partnership with and which can provide specialist support depending on your needs. These include:

General support following a crime

Bereaved by crime

  • Brake (bereaved by fatal road accidents)
    Helpline 0808 800 0401
  • Cruse Bereavement Care
    Helpline 0845 600 2227
  • Petal Support (People Experiencing Trauma and Loss)
    General enquiries 01698 324502
  • Manda Centre (supporting people bereaved by crime)
    General enquiries 0808 8010 503

Bullying

Childhood abuse

  • Bridge to Support (for people abused by Jesuit priests)
    0131 243 0136 – Mon-Thurs (9.30-4.30)

Children affected by crime

Domestic abuse

Human trafficking

LGBTI support

Mental health support

  • Breathing Space
    Helpline 0800 83 85 87
  • Samaritans
    UK helpline 116 123 (free from any phone)
  • SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)
    General enquiries 0141 530 1000

Rape and sexual assault

Refugee and migrant support

Stalking

Support for older people

  • Age Scotland
    Silverline 0800 470 80 90
    General enquiries 0333 32 32 400

Support for people with disabilities

Support for people affected by homelessness

Support for people with visual impairments

  • RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind)
    Helpline 0303 123 9999