The launch of the new Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline took place on Thursday 11th October 2007.
The National Helpline is for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. It is open from 6pm to midnight, 7 days a week, offers free and confidential initial and crisis support and information. The helpline can also put people in touch with local rape crisis centres or other services for ongoing support. The helpline offers a minicom service for Deaf or hard of hearing people, and can arrange for language interpreters for callers whose first language is not English.
The freephone National Helpline number (voice and minicom) is: 08088 01 03 02