Useful External Contact Details

Below is a list of useful contact details or external organisations

 

Social Work, Adult Support and Protection

East Ayrshire Telephone: 01563 503301 or 0800 328 7758 (Out of Hours)
North Ayrshire Telephone: 01294 317700 or 0800 328 7758 (Out of Hours)
South Ayrshire Telephone: 01292 612055 or 0300 123 0900 (Out of Hours)

Homeless Assessment Team

East Ayrshire Telephone: 01563 554554 or 0345 724 0000 (Out of Hours)
North Ayrshire Telephone: 01294 314600 or 0800 019 6500 (Out of Hours)
South Ayrshire Telephone: 0300 123 0900 or 0808 100 3151 (Out of Hours)

Scottish Welfare Fund

East Ayrshire Telephone: 01563 576900
North Ayrshire Telephone: 01294 310001
South Ayrshire Telephone: 0300 123 0900

Foodbank

East Ayrshire Telephone: 01563 574000
North Ayrshire Telephone: 01294 608519, Ext. 301
South Ayrshire Telephone: 01292 671038 or 07599 071114

Women’s Aid

East Ayrshire Telephone: 01563 536001 or 0800 027 1234 (Out of Hours)
North Ayrshire Telephone: 01294 602424 or 0800 027 1234 (Out of Hours)
South Ayrshire Telephone: 01292 266482 or 0800 027 1234 (Out of Hours) 
Find your local Women's Aid - https://womensaid.scot/find-nearest-wa-group/

The Samaritans

Telephone: Freephone 116 123

Breathing Space

Telephone: Freephone 0800 83 85 87

Police

Emergency Telephone: 999
Non-emergency Telephone: 101

NHS24

Telephone: 111


Scotland’s Domestic Abuse And Forced Marriage Helpline

Open 24/7
Call: 0800 027 1234
Email: helpline@sdafmh.org.uk
Web chat: sdafmh.org.uk

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

Open Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm and Wednesday to Thursday, 10am-8pm
Call: 0800 999 5428
Email: help@galop.org.uk

 

AMINA – Muslim Women’s Resource Centre

Open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm.
Call: 0808 801 0301

 

Respect Phoneline – for perpetrators seeking help

Open 9am – 5pm
Call: 0808 8024040
Website: www.respectphoneline.org.uk

 

Rape and Sexual Assault

Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline

Open daily, 6pm - midnight
Call: 08088 01 03 02
Text: 07537 410027
Email: support@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

 

Local Rape Crisis Centres

https://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/help-local-rape-crisis-centres/

 

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland

For survivors of childhood abuse
Open Monday to Wednesday, 2pm - 6pm and Friday, 9am - 3pm.
Call: 08088 02 04 06

 

Stalking and Cyber-Stalking

 

National Stalking Helpline

Open daily 9:30am - 4pm, except Wednesday, 1pm - 4pm
Call: 0808 802 0300

FollowIt App

Can be downloaded to record incidents of stalking
https://followitapp.org.uk/

Cyber Helpline

To help you when your online security has been compromised.
https://www.thecyberhelpline.com/guides-2

Report Harmful Content

To report harmful online content across different social media platforms.
https://reportharmfulcontent.com/

Voice of Internet Crime

Instructions on removing your images from Google and other websites.
https://voic.org.uk/removing-illicit-images-of-yourself-from-websites/

 

Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse

LGBT Helpline Scotland

Open Tuesday and Wednesday between 12pm - 9pm
Call 0300 123 2523
Email the helpline confidentially on helpline@lgbthealth.org.uk

LGBT Youth Scotland’s transgender support service

Email: info@lgbtyouth.org.uk
SMS Text: to 07786 202 370

 

Legal and Financial Advice

Shelter Scotland (for housing advice)

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Call: 0808 800 4444

Scottish Refugee Council (for immigration advice)

Information on the changes to the asylum process and resettlement here
Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Call: 0141 223 7979

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre

Open for legal information: Monday 2pm - 5pm, Tuesday 6pm - 8pm, Wednesday 11am - 2pm, Friday 10am - 1pm
Open for advocacy support: Tuesday 11am - 2pm
Open for Sexual harassment support: Thursday 5pm - 8pm
Call: 08088 010 789

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