Useful Links

Childline is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19.  Call free on 0800 111, have a one to one chat online or send an email

0800 111

The In Care Survivors Service Scotland, a partnership led by Open Secret, is a trauma informed counselling and advocacy support service for adults who suffered childhood abuse in care and their families.

0800 121 6027

Every childhood is worth fighting for

0808 800 5000 – for adults concerned about a child

0800 1111 – help for children and young people

Rape Crisis Scotland runs a free helpline which offers free confidential support

0141 331 4180

 If there is something troubling you, please get in touch

08457 909090

01563 531 313

 South Ayrshire Council Child Protection

Social Work – emergency contact:  01292 267 675 (out of hours: 0800 811 505)


 South Ayrshire Womens Aid provide a confidential service that works towards prevention of domestic abuse

01292 266482

 Victim Support South Ayrshire is a member of Victim Support Scotland, an independent voluntary organisation that provides free confidential, practical and emotional support and information to victims, witnesses and anyone affected by crime.

01292 266441 – Victim Supprot

01292 619122 – Witness Service

Survivor Scotland raise awareness of childhood abuse and of the long term consequences, help to improve the support services and enhance the health and wellbeing of survivors.


Police Scotland are committed to supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse, irrespective of when the crime happened

To report a crime:  101

In an emergency:    999

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood provides a range of services which offer direct support to survivors

0808 801 0331

Future Pathways supports people aged over 18 who experienced abuse or neglect as a child living in care in Scotland.  They offer access to a wide range of supports to help people find their own pathways to a positive future.

0808 164 2005

Break The Silence provides a range of tailored, holistic support options for Survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse, aged 13 years and above in North and East Ayrshire.

01563 559558


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