SAVI Kids 'There for them'

Supporting children, youths & families

Some Useful Links

Below are a number of weblinks and help lines that you may find useful each link is followed by some brief information on it's content or the providers aims

YOUNG PEOPLE SPECIFIC LINKS

Childline: 0800 1111 (24 hours)

www.childlinescotland.org.uk

Eighteen and Under: 0800 731 40 80 (weekdays 9am-5pm)

www.18u.org.uk

Confidential support and information for any young person, aged 18 and under, who has experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse (This project is based in Dundee)

Young Scot Infoline: 0808 801 0338 (weekdays 10am-6pm)

www.youngscot.org

Scottish youth information for 12-26 year olds

UP 2 US

http://u-2-u.org/index.htm

provide bespoke continuous care and support services for vulnerable and high risk young people to assist their safe passage through their early teenage years to young adulthood 

 

ADULT FOCUSED BUT HELPFUL LINKS  (sexual assault/abuse) 

Lanarkshire Rape Crisis (Women & Girls over 12years)

www.lanrcc.org.uk 

Helpline: 01698 527003 

(24hr answer machine) Manned telephone times are:

Monday & Wednesday 1pm - 3.30pm

Tuesday & Thursday 6pm 8.30pm

Fridays 10.30am - 1pm

www.survivorscotland.org.uk

Information for adult survivors of child sexual abuse

 

Rape Crisis Scotland (National) Helpline: 08088 01 03 02

(daily 6pm-12midnight)

www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Initial and crisis support and information, and signposting to local

services for ongoing support

Rape and Abuse Line:

0808 800 0123 answered by women on most evenings from 7pm-10pm

0808 800 0122 answered by men on selected evenings from 7pm-10pm

http://www.rapeandabuseline.co.uk/

Support for people who have survived abuse and their families

Talk Now -  (Adult males & females)

Project supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse

http://www.talknow.org.uk

 

 

LINKS MORE SPECIFIC TO MEN

http://www.survivorsuk.org/

Survivors UK National Helpline: 0845 122 1201 (Mon, Tues and

Thurs 7pm-10pm)

Information, support and counselling for men who have been raped

or sexually abused 

http://www.mensadviceline.org.uk/

Men’s Advice Line: 0808 801 0327 (Mon-Wed 10am-1pm and

2pm-5pm)

For men experiencing domestic abuse from their partner

 

Speak Out Scotland 

Advice and counselling specific to male survivors

Tel: 0300-400- 3202 

 http://www.speakoutscotland.org

 

SELF HARM

http://www.recoveryourlife.com/

Support and help for those who are or who know someone self harming

http://www.selfharm.net/

A generally informative and helpful site for those wishing to know more or needing support/strategies to reduce self harm 

DOMESTIC ABUSE

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234 (24 hours)

www.domesticabuse.co.uk

Advice and support for anyone affected by domestic abuse


VICTIMS OF CRIME (GENERAL)

Victim Support: 0845 603 9213 (Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm)

http://www.victimsupportsco.org.uk/

Information for victims of crime

GENERIC CRISIS SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING

Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87 (6pm-2am)

http://www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk/

For people (particularly young men) feeling down or depressed or

unusually worried and needing someone to talk to

Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)

http://www.samaritans.org.uk/

For people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including

those which could lead to suicide

HEALTH

Sexual Health Helpline: 0800 567 123 (24 hours)

www.nhs24.com/info/sexhealthclinic

Sexual health information and advice

 

NHS 24: 08454 242424 (24 hours)

http://www.nhs24.com/

Health advice, information and help

Brook Helpline: 0800 0185 023 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

http://www.brook.org.uk/

Information about sexual health for under 25s

Terence Higgins Trust: 0845 122 1200 (weekdays 10am-10pm,

weekends 12pm-6pm)

http://www.tht.org.uk/

Information, support and help on HIV and sexual health

ETHNIC MINORITY WOMEN

Amina – Muslim Women’s Helpline: 0808 801 0301

(Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm)

http://www.mwrc.org.uk/

Confidential information, advice and listening ear

HOUSING

Shelterline: 0808 800 4444 (daily 8am-midnight)

http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/

Housing advice helpline

 

DISABILITY

UPDATE: 0131 558 5200 (weekdays 9am-5pm)

http://www.update.org.uk/

Scotland’s national disability information service

 

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

Roofie Foundation: Scotland: 0845 241 2154 (Monday to Saturday

9am-6pm). UK: 0800 783 2980 (9am-9pm)

http://www.roofie.com/

Advice and information for victims of drug-facilitated sexual abuse

Know the Score: 0800 587 587 9 (24 hours)

http://www.knowthescore.info/

Drugs information and advice

Drinkline Scotland: 0800 7 314 314 (24 hours)

Alcohol information and advice

 

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER

Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard: 0131 556 4049

http://www.lgls.co.uk/

Confidential telephone counselling

Strathclyde Gay and Lesbian Switchboard: 0141 847 0447

http://www.sgls.co.uk/

Confidential telephone counselling

 

Other useful websites

http://www.caledoniayouth.org/

Services for young people on any aspect of sex, contraception and

relationships

 

 

 

IF YOU KNOW OF AN IMPORTANT SERVICE THAT MAY LINK TO SAVI's WORK THAT WE HAVEN'T YET SIGNPOSTED IN OUR LINKS PLEASE LET US KNOW VIA OUR CONTACT PAGE SO THAT WE CAN ADD THEM.  THANK YOU 

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