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www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk You have the right to live without fear of violence and abuse. If you, or someone you know, is being abused by their partner, find out how Scottish Women’s Aid can help.
www.fifewomensaid.org.uk Women’s Aid is a charity and a company limited by guarantee which supports women, young people and children who are experiencing domestic abuse.
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.
www.frasac.org.uk Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) is an independent voluntary organisation which offers a range of free and confidential support services to anyone, male or female, who has been raped or sexually assaulted at some point in their lives.
www.safe-space.co.uk Safe Space provides a free and confidential range of support services for people who have experienced sexual abuse. These experiences may have occured at any stage in somebody’s life. Their support workers are experienced in working with both male and female survivors. It started as an organisation which focused on adults who had experienced childhood sexual abuse and this remains a key part of their services.
www.kasp.org.uk Endeavours to enable adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to eliminate the debilitating effects that the abuse has on their lives.
www.mensadviceline.org.uk Help and support for male victims of domestic violence.
www.freedomprogramme.co.uk The official Freedom Programme website.
www.moodcafe.co.uk Promoting mental health from Fife. This website from NHS Fife has information and resources relevant to various common psychological problems. You can check out resources, browse the self help guides and visit recommended websites.
www.shaktiedinburgh.co.uk/ourservices2.html An organisation offering support, advocacy and information to all black/minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse from: partners/husbands; ex-partners; or other family members. Tel 01592 583677
www.cedarnetwork.org.uk For children, young people and their mothers recovering from living with domestic abuse. A programme for children, young people and their mothers running in parallel, to explore feelings with an emphasis on providing fun and creative activities that keep children engaged and interacting with each other. A key aim of the programme is to help mothers to support their children in their recovery.
www.scotlandsaysno.org.uk/services/family-protection-unit Domestic Abuse Unit – 01592 418460 Child Protection – 01592 776767
www.victimsupportsco.org.uk A voluntary organisation helping people affected by crime. It provides emotional support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. Tel 0845 241 2126
AMIS work with men who are experiencing domestic abuse (a pattern of controlling behaviour, including physical, emotional, financial and sexual abuse).
In an emergency, always call the police on 999.
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