Domestic and Sexual Abuse


Aberdeen City Council - Domestic Abuse Team

Support and advice for people affected by domestic abuse

Phone: 01224 538000



Aberdeenshire Council Domestic Abuse Team

The team will give you advice over the phone, or meet you: the choice is yours. If you need ongoing support, you can be assigned a domestic abuse specialist social worker.  A child can be given support by a family support worker.

Phone: 01771 638200

or 01358 725756

or 01330 824991

If no one is available, leave a message with a contact number that’s safe to call. The service is voluntary; you can stop contact with them at any time.


Rape Crisis Scotland

Provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.

Phone: 08088 010302 (free)

Email:   (support by email)

Email: (all other enquiries)



Rape Crisis Grampian

Provides free and confidential support to Survivors, from 13 years, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Address: 112 Crown Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6HJ

Tel: 01224 590932

Phone: 01224 590932





Aberdeen Cyrenians – Violence Against Women

Provides support to vulnerable women of all ages who have experienced or are currently experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse.  This includes women who are involved in prostitution. The service is available to women in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

Phone: 01224 625732



Stronger Safer Families

Offers a service to women whose experience of domestic violence affects their ability to keep themselves and/or their children safe and healthy.

Phone: 01346 512733



Grampian Women’s Aid

Offers free, confidential, and non-judgemental service to women who have experienced domestic abuse.

Telephone: 01224 593381

You can leave a message on the phone at any time. You will only be contacted if you say it’s okay: the telephone number is also withheld.



Broken Rainbow UK

Offers advice, support and referral services to LGBT people experiencing homophobic, transphobic and same sex domestic violence.

Phone: 0300 999 5428 (free)




Karma Nirvana

Provides support for victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.  The dedicated helpline is not only for victims but also for professionals in need of guidance.

Telephone: 0800 599 9247 (free)



Respect – Men’s Advice Line

Helpline for all men experiencing domestic abuse by a current or former partner.

Telephone: 0808 801 0327


Website: click here


Survivors UK

Support for victims of male rape and sexual abuse.

Webchat available

Textchat : 080 3322 1860

Telephone: 02035 983898




Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS)

Is a national organisation providing support to any man affected by domestic abuse.

Phone: 0808 800 0024 - helpline (free)