This summer we are changing our name to Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre. Find out more about why we have changed our name and the support services we offer here.
We have launched a new blog which you can follow here.
All our services are free and any contribution you can make will help us to keep supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Can you help us?
HELPLINE TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Our helpline is currently closed for a period of time and will be covered by Rape Crisis Scotland’s National Helpline.For support, information or to make an appointment for Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre please call Rape Crisis Scotland's National Helpline. It's open every evening, 6pm - midnight on freephone 08088 010302. It's free from landlines and most mobile providers.
Calls to our helpline won't be answered and messages won't be responded to. Please only leave a message if you're calling about an existing appointment.
LONG TERM WAITING LIST TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Our waiting list for counselling and support is closed temporarily. We'll continue to offer crisis support to those who have been recently raped or assaulted (within the last 3 months). This does not affect long-term support for our STAR project for young people. Please check our website for updates on when we will re-open our waiting list.
BOOKLET FOR SURVIVORS
We have produced a booklet for survivors looks at trauma, the effects of sexual violence, ways of coping and recovery.
INFO AND HELP AFTER RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT
The Scottish Government's booklet on rape and sexual assault gives practical information and good advice.
LEAFLETS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES