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Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Offers free and confidential emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12-18 in Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives (this includes rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation).

Support is also offered to family, friends and partners of survivors.  Services provided include face-to-face, group, e-mail support, complementary therapies, advocacy, crisis service and outreach service.  Works to change attitudes about gender based violence and improve services for survivors.  The prevention project offers free sexual violence prevention education to 11-25 year olds in schools and other youth settings in Edinburgh.  

Phone: Helpline - 0131 556 9437 

Address: Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, 1 Leopold Place, Edinburgh. 

Disabled facilities: Four steps to building, ramp available and toilet facilities on ground floor. 

Fees: Donations towards the work of the centre are most welcome. (Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre is a registered charity). Free membership available. 

Further info: Business Line - 0131 557 6737

Email:  support@ercc.scot or info@ercc.scot