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 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.

Description

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, advocacy 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 support for survivors who have decided to, or have already reported to the police
  • Student Survivors Project for university students of all ages and genders who have experienced sexual violence
  • 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 referral
  • Referral by third party
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?

Free

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking available
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Contact Details

17 Claremont Crescent, Edinburgh , EH7 4HX

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Types of support on offer:

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

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