Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12-18 years old in Edinburgh who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Who provides this?

  • Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre


Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers specialist trauma-informed support to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12 – 18 who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. This includes rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation.

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers free and confidential information and support. Services include:

  • One-to-one support (face-to-face, video or by phone)
  • group support
  • crisis support if you have experienced sexual assault within the last 7 days
  • alcohol counselling
  • support for family, friends and partners
  • advocacy
  • SIA Project for survivors from BME communities

The centre is staffed entirely by self-identifying women workers who are trained to a high standard and share the view that gender-based violence is an abuse of power and should not happen.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking available
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 7.00 pm

Contact Details

17 Claremont Crescent, Edinburgh EH7 4HX

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Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others


Black and minority ethnic communities
Older people
Survivors of abuse
Young people

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