Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers free and confidential emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people of all ages, and young people aged 12-18 in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. This includes, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation.

Services include:

  • face to face information
  • group support
  • advocacy support
  • long-term support
  • email support
  • outreach in East Lothian and Midlothian
  • dedicated support for young people aged 12 – 18

Helpline and appointments

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre helpline is covered by Rape Crisis Scotland’s National Helpline. For support, information or to make an appointment please call 08088 010302.

It’s open every evening, 6.00 pm – 12.00 am. It’s free from landlines and most mobile providers.

They offer a Deaf access service every Tuesday 1.30pm – 5pm. On Mondays and Thursdays, they also offer a LGBTI specific service from 7pm to midnight.

To make or cancel an appointment at the Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre call 0131 556 9437 and leave a message on the answering machine. Please leave your contact details such as a mobile number or email address for us to contact you on. Calls won’t be answered but we check this each working day.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Children
  • Homeless People
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender
  • Survivors of Abuse
  • Women
  • Young People

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Women aged 12 and over and all members of the transgender community

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any agency and referrals for specific services

Contact Info. & Service Address

17 Claremont Crescent
Edinburgh
EH7 4HX

Office Hours

Mondays to Fridays; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Service Hours

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Service Contact

Tel: 0131 557 6737
Fax: 0131 558 1612
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ewrasac.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Translation Service
  • Ground floor is accessible to wheelchair users via ramp
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers free and confidential emotional and practical support and information to women, all members of the transgender community, and young people aged 12-18 who have experienced sexual violence from male or female abusers at any time in their lives. This includes rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and organised sexual abuse and exploitation. Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre was formerly known as Edinburgh Women's Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 557 6737
Fax: 0131 558 1612
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ewrasac.org.uk

Office Hours

Mondays to Fridays; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Service Hours

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