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, Children 1st's national helpline, on 08000 28 22 33 or email us at: We will listen and help you get the support you need.
  • ChildLine – a private and confidential service for children and young people
  • Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline - a confidential helpline to support anyone with experience of domestic abuse or forced marriage
  • 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