For people affected by abuse

If you have been affected by abuse of any kind, you may find the following links helpful.

  • Call ParentLine Scotland, our national helpline, on 08000 28 22 33 or email us at: parentlinescotland@children1st.org.uk We will listen and help you get the support you need.
  • Recovery from Abuse and trauma services - our own local services support children who have experienced abuse to rebuild their lives
  • ChildLine – a private and confidential service for children and young people
  • NACAP – national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood
  • Open Secret – an organisation providing confidential support to individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by childhood abuse or trauma
  • Izzy’s Promise – a charity organisation based in Dundee, Scotland that offers free and confidential support and information services to survivors of organised/ritual abuse
  • Roshni – an organisation whose primary aim is the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable adults within the ethnic minority communities