Domestic Violence

How and where can I get support?

Victim Support Scotland
  • Victim Support Scotland can help you and your family.  Victim Support Scotland offers information, support and advice to help you deal with what has happened. They also offer support if you have to attend Court to give evidence.
  • You can contact Victim Support Scotland by looking in the phonebook or searching the website for your nearest office. Or you can phone their helpline.
  • Helpline:  0845 603 9213
  • Website:
Victims of Crime in Scotland
  • Childline is a free and confidential 24 hour helpline for young people. Childline’s trained counsellors provide help, support and advice on a wide range of issues, including bullying, sexual abuse and domestic violence.
  • There are a number of ways you can contact Childline: by phone, email, 1-2-1 chat online. You can also take part in online discussion boards and get support from others who have been through similar experiences.  
  • Tel: 0800 11 11
  • Website:
The Hideout
  • This website provides information to help young people understand domestic abuse and what to do if it is happening to you.
  • Website: