Rape and Sexual Abuse

If you have experienced rape or sexual abuse then the following services can help you:

Counselling services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse

MOVING ON

Counselling service for adult survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse.
Mon – Fri. Evenings are pre-arranged with clients, however are available once per week.
Tel: 01292 290546
www.movingonayrshire.com
Clients seen – Males and females, aged 16 and over in South Ayrshire.
These agencies can be contacted if you have been raped or sexually assaulted:

RAPE COUNSELLING AND RESOURCE CENTRE

Support for survivors of sexual violence – rape, child sexual abuse. Support to families of survivors. Group work support through court proceedings, alternative therapies, interagency training. Volunteer training. Personal Safety and awareness raising.
Mon- Friday 9 am – 6pm. National helpline covers out of hours.
Tel: 01563 541769
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline: 08088 01 03 02 (free number) every day, 6pm to midnight
Clients seen – Females of all ages.

ARCHWAY

This service is only available if sexual assault or rape has happened in the past 7 days.

Archway gives sensitive support, physical examination and counselling for men and women. A female doctor will offer to examine you, take forensic evidence and check you for STIs. Everything will be kept completely confidential. Police will only be informed if you agree.
Tel: 0141 211 8175
Clients seen – Males and Females

RAPE CRISIS CENTRE

Free and confidential support and information.
Kilmarnock Tel: 01563 541769
Glasgow Tel: 0141 5523200
The following services can be contacted if your are a survivor of rape or sexual abuse.

BREAK THE SILENCE

Tailor made support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. This may be one-to-one counselling/support or group support including anger management, self-esteem, confidence building etc. Extensive training programmes and Mental Health First Aid Training are also offered.
Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm plus flexible evening work at least 1 – 2 evenings per week
Tel: 01563 559558
www.breakthesilence.org.uk
Clients seen – Males and females over 16 plus any adult family members. Support services also offered to relatives over 16, whether the client is being supported by this service or not.

SURVIVORS

Support for men and boys who have been sexually abused or raped.
More information at www.survivorsuk.org

ROSHNI

The Ethnic Survivors Forum offers culturally sensitive support services for minority ethnic adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse residents in Scotland (16+). Including: The Ethnic Survivors Forum telephone helpline 0808 8022222. The helpline is confidential and free to anyone who calls within the UK. The helpline offers survivors multi-lingual support and a listening ear as well as details of local support services. The website offers information and resources. They offer a culturally sensitive befriending service and face to face confidential and free counselling and support.

Tel. 0141 218 4010  www.roshni.org.uk

 

WOMEN’S AID

Support and accommodation for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse.
For North Ayrshire  87-89 New Street, Stevenston Tel: 01294 602424 E-mail: admin@nawomensaid.co.uk
For East Ayrshire 10 Croft Street,Kilmarnock, KA1 1JB Tel: 01563 536001 E-mail: info@eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk
For South Ayrshire  6 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AY Tel: 01294 266482