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Important numbers

The links below contain details on services and organisations that can offer help and support directly.

Click on the organisation names for more information and contact details.

General help & support

  Helpline Numbers



Scottish Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline
0800 027 1234 (Freephone)
http://sdafmh.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
08088 01 03 02 (6pm till midnight)

Childline
0800 11 11 (24 hours)

Samaritans
08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)

Breathing Space
0800 83 85 87 (Mon-Thurs, 6pm - 2am / Fri-Mon, 6pm - 6am)

Shelter
0808 800 4444 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)

NHS 24
111

  Local Women's Aid Groups



CEA Falkirk
01324 635 661

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid
01259 721407

Shakti Women's Aid (specialist service for BME women)
0131 475 2399

  Police Scotland



Domestic Abuse Unit
01324 574905

Police Scotland Non-Emergency Number
101

  Housing and Welfare



Stirling Council Homelessness
01786 237900

Stirling Emergency Housing (Out of Hours)
01786 404040

Stirling Social Work
01786 417177

Social Work Emergency Duty Team (Out of Hours)
01786 470500

  The Valley Furniture Project



Discounted furniture store run by the Salvation Army

Unit 8 IMEX Business Centre
Craig Leith Road
Stirling
FK7 7WU
01786 479162

  The Bridge



Independent confidential advice and information for young people aged 16-25.

Assistance with applying for housing when homeless, managing housing problems, benefits advice and assistance maintaining your tenancy.

01786 448 633

  Citizen's Advice Bureau



Service providing information and advice on benefit entitlements, housing, debts and debt management.

Monday to Thursday, 10am - 3pm

The Norman MacEwan Centre
3 Cameronian Street
Stirling
FK8 2DX
01786 470239
www.cas.org.uk

Sexual violence support

  Wellbeing Scotland



Provide counselling, advocacy and group work for all survivors of childhood abuse.

They have offices in Stirling, Falkirk and Alloa.

01324 630 100

  Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre



Free and confidential information, advocacy and support to anyone over 13 in Forth Valley affected by any form of sexual violence.

01786 439 244
contact@forthvalleyrapecrisis.org.uk
www.forthvalleyrapecrisis.org.uk

Mental health and wellbeing

  Action in Mind



Person centred support for people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health including befriending, counselling, home support and peer support groups.

01786 451 203
info@actioninmind.org.uk
www.actioninmind.org.uk

  Family Life Centre



Counselling and family support service around adult relationships, parent and child relationships and for children facing issues outwith parental relationships.

01786 450 581
admin@stirlingbaptist.org

  CAMHS Stirling



Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Assess and treat young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.

01786 454546
fv.camhs@nhs.scot

Addictions and substance misuse

  Addictions Support and Counselling



Individual support and counselling around drug and alcohol misuse; group support and access to volunteering, training and employment programmes. Support and information for family members.

01324 874969
enquiries@asc.me.uk
www.asc.me.uk

  Stirling Family Support Service



Support service for families affected by drug and alcohol misuse including information and counselling; respite; home visits and complementary therapies.

01786 470 797
www.stirlingfamilysupport.org.uk

  Change Grow Live



Community Addictions Service including motivational support, methadone prescriptions, needle exchange, advice on safe injecting, etc.

0808 196 2188

Services for BME women

  Shakti Women's Aid



Outreach service in Forth Valley.

Help for black minority ethnic (BME) women, children and young people who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.

0131 475 2399
info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk

Services for men

  Fearless



Support service across Forth Valley for men, BME women and LGBT

0131 624 7266
https://fearless.scot/

  Abused Men in Scotland



Support service for men experiencing domestic abuse

0808 800 0024
info@amis.org.uk
www.abusedmeninscotland.org

  Men's Advice Line



Helpline offering advice and support to men experiencing domestic abuse.

Monday to Friday, 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm

0808 801 0327
www.mensadviceline.org.uk

  Survivor's UK



Helpline providing support to men who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Monday & Tuesday, 7pm - 9.30pm; Thursday, 12pm - 2.30pm

0845 122 1201
www.survivorsuk.org

Services for LGBT people

  Galop



UK wide helpline providing support, information and advice for LGBT people experiencing hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.

Monday & Tuesday, 10am - 5pm; Wednesday & Thursday, 10am - 8pm; Friday, 10am - 5pm
1pm - 5pm on Tuesday is a transgender specific service.

0800 999 5428

Online chat on Wednesday & Thursday, 5 - 8pm

http://www.galop.org.uk/domesticabuse/

  National LGBT Helpline



A helpline providing support and information to LGBT people and their friends, families and supporters in Scotland.

Tuesday & Wednesday, 12pm - 9pm

0300 123 2523

  LGBT Youth Scotland



Information, support and youth groups for young people between the ages of 13 and 25 who are, or think they might be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

See the website for information on your local youth group.

www.lgbtyouth.org.uk
twitter.com/LGBTYS
facebook.com/lgbtys


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