Information and Advice Services

Where to Turn

Abuse

Amina: Muslim Women’s Resource centre

Helpline: 0808 801 0301 OR 0141 212 8420

www.mwrc.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland

08088 01 03 02

www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800 027 1234

www.sdah.info

 

Carers

Carers Scotland

0808 808 7777

www.carersuk.org

 

Children and Young People

Childline Scotland

0800 1111

www.childline.org.uk

 

LGBT Youth Scotland

TEXT: 07786 202 370

www.lgbtyouth.co.uk

 

Young Scot Infoline

0808 801 0338

TEXT ‘callback’: 87023

www.youngscot.org

 

Disability

Update

0300 323 9961

www.update.org.uk

 

Employment Relations

ACAS

0300 123 1100

www.acas.org.uk

 

Equalities

Equality Advisory & Support Service

0808 800 0082

www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

 

Families

Families Outside

0500 83 93 83

www.familiesoutside.org.uk

 

Grandparents Apart UK

0141 882 5658 OR 01560 322937

www.grandparentsapart.co.uk

 

Missing People

Helpline: 11 6000

www.missingpeople.org.uk

 

One Parent Families Scotland

Helpline: 0808 801 0323

www.opfs.org.uk

 

Parent Line Scotland

08000 28 22 33

www.children1st.org.uk

 

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs

08080 10 10 11

www.sfad.org.uk

 

Financial

National Debtline

0808 808 4000

www.nationaldebtline.org

 

Citizens Advice Direct

0808 800 9060

http://www.citizens advicedirect.org.uk

 

Health

NHS 24 Helpline

111

www.nhs24.com

Patient Advice and Support Service

www.patientadvicescotland.org.uk

 

Immigration and Asylum

Asylum Help

0808 8000 630

www.asylumhelpuk.org

 

Scottish Refugee Council

0141 248 97 99

www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk

 

UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group

020 7922 7811

www.uklgig.org.uk

 

Legal

Ethnic Minorities Law Centre

0141 204 2888 OR 0131 229 2038

www.emlce.org.uk

 

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Legal Aid Information Line

0845 122 8686 OR 0131 226 7061

www.slab.org.uk

 

Scottish Legal Complaints Commissioner

0131 201 2130

www.scottishlegalcomplaints.org.uk

 

Listening Ear

Breathing Space

0800 83 85 87

www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk

 

Samaritans

08457 90 90 90

www.breathingspacescotland.co.uk

 

Mental Health

Alzheimer Scotland

0808 808 3000

www.alzscot.org

 

Bipolar Scotland

0141 560 2050

www.bipolarscotland.org.uk

 

SAMH

0141 530 1000

www.samh.org.uk

 

Older People

Glasgow Older Peoples Welfare Association (GOPWA)

0141 221 9924

http://www.seniorcitizenssupport.co.uk

 

Silver Line Scotland

0800 470 80 90

Mobile No: 0300 4 70 80 90

www.thesilverline.org.uk

 

Regulatory Bodies

Care Inspectorate

0845 600 9527

www.careinspectorate.com

 

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

0131 623 4300

www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

0131 244 9001

www.ico.org.uk

 

Office of the Public Guardian

01324 678 300

www.publicguardian-scotland.gov.uk

 

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People

0800 019 1179

www.sccyp.org.uk

 

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

0800 337 7330

www.spso.org.uk

 

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Advice Line: 0800 389 6809

www.mwcscot.org.uk

 

Support and Counselling

 

Combat Stress

24hr Helpline: 0800 138 1619

www.combatstress.org.uk

 

Cruse Bereavement Scotland

0845 600 22 27

http://www.crusescotland .org.uk

 

Victim Support Scotland

0345 6039 213

www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

 

 


With thanks to the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

 http://www.siaa.org.uk/