Still I Am Project (Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Women, all members of the trans community and non-binary people, from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities aged 16 and over, who have had any form of unwanted sexual experience

Who provides this?

  • Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Description

The Still I Am Project (SIA) offers a confidential emotional and counselling support is you have experiences where there was something done to you without your consent, made you feel uncomfortable or confused and any kind pressure. They can be verbal, emotional or physical in nature and can have occurred recently or many years ago. They can also be one-off or be ongoing. These experiences can be traumatic and can have an impact on both mind and body.

SIA offers:

  • an initial appointment when you first get in contact.
  • up to 25 sessions with a dedicated worker.
  • email support
  • crisis appointments if you need an urgent appointment because your traumatic experience is within the last 7 days.

How do I access this?

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

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking available
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Types of support on offer:

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

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
LGBTQ+
Older people
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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