Useful Links

Women's Aid Groups in the Highlands

Inverness Women's Aid - Highland locations

Inverness Women’s Aid
01463 220719
info@invernesswa.co.uk
www.invernesswa.co.uk
Facebook: Inverness Women’s Aid
Office hours 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday; Advice Available 24 hours

Ross-shire Women’s Aid
01349 863568
info@rosswa.co.uk
www.rosswa.co.uk
Facebook: Ross-shire Women’s Aid

Caithness & Sutherland Women’s Aid (CASWA)
0345 408 0151
info@caswa.org.uk
www.caswa.org.uk
Office hours 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday; 24 hour answer service

Lochaber Women’s Aid
01397 705734
lwa@lochaberwomensaid.org
www.lochaberwomensaid.org
Office hours 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday

Helplines

Scottish Women’s Aid 
0131 226 6606 (office hours)
 info@womensaid.scot 
www.womensaid.scot 
Facebook: Scottish Women’s Aid

Scottish Domestic Abuse & Forced
Marriage Helpline 
0800 027 1234 (24 hours)
helpline@sdafmh.org.uk 
 www.sdafmh.org.uk

Victim Support National Helpline
0345 603 9213 (8 am – 8pm, Monday to Friday) 
www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland helpline
08088 01 03 02 (every day 6pm – 12pm)
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Zero Tolerance – campaign to end violence against women
www.zerotolerance.org.uk

Samaritans
08457 90 90 90

Breathing Space
0800 838587

Childline
0800 11 11
www.childline.org.uk

Runaway Helpline
0808 800 7070

Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327

Respect Perpetrators helpline
0808 802 4040
www.respectphoneline.org.uk

RASASH Rape & Sexual Abuse Service Highland
03330 066909
www.rasash.org.uk

Family Mediation
01463 712100

Addictions Counselling Inverness 
01463 220995

Osprey House (NHS substance misuse service) 
01463 716888

LGBT Services/ Domestic Abuse Services (LGBT supportive):
LGBT Domestic Abuse Project
0141 552 7425
www.lgbtdomesticabuse.org.uk

LGBT Helpline Scotland
0300 123 2523)
www.lgbt-helpline-scotland.org.uk

Scottish LGBT Website 

www.scottishlgbt.org

LGBT Youth Scotland
www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

Scottish Transgender Alliance
www.scottishtrans.org

Social Work

Call Highland Council switchboard to get details of social work services 01349 886602

Social care emergency out of hours 0845 6014813

Report a child protection concern 0845 601 4813 (out of hours)

Report an adult support and protection concern 0800 902 0042

Housing

Call Highland Council switchboard to get details of housing offices 01349 886602

Homelessness Team 01349 886602 (01349 886691 in evenings or weekends) E: homeless.prevention@highland.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey 01463 237664
Nairn 01667 456677
Citizens Advice Scotland www.cas.org.uk