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Helplines and Useful Links

Helplines and Useful Links

Telephone Helplines

  • Aberdeen Womens Aid 01224 591577 
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  • Aberdeen Foyer -services for vulnerable people across Aberdeen
  • www.aberdeenfoyer.com Tel: 01224 212924
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  • Alzheimers Scotland 0808 808 3000
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  • AMIS (Abused Men in Scotland) 01383 624411
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  • Breathing Space 0800 838587 (6pm-2am)
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  • Childline 0800 1111 (24hrs)
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  • Childline(For those with impaired hearing) 0800 400222
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  • CareConfidential 0800 028 2228
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  • Cruse Bereavement Care 0845 600 2227
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  • In Care Survivors 0800 121 6027
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  • Mental Health Aberdeen: www.mha.uk.net 01224 573892
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  • MOSAC Support for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused 0800 980 1958
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  • Rape and Abuse Line: 0808 800 0123 answered by women: 7-10pm most evenings
  • Rape and Abuse Line: 0808 800 0122 answered by men 7-10pm selected evenings
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  • Rape Crisis 08088 010203 6pm-12 midnight 7 days a week
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  • Samaritans Aberdeen 08457 909090
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  • SAMH (Scottish Assoc for Mental Health): www.samh.org.uk/find-help
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  • Scottish Women’s Aid Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 027 1234 24hrs
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  • SUPPORT IN MIND SCOTLAND (action for people affected by mental illness) Info Line: 0131 662 4359
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  • Aberdeen Carers Support Group: www.supportinmindscotland.org.uk/affiliated-group-aberdeen
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  • Survivors UK (Support and counselling for raped or sexually abused men) 0845 122 1201
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  • Victims Support 0845 270 4750

Useful Links

Support In Mind Scotland – Help in a crisis:
www.supportinmindscotland.org.uk/help-in-a-crisis

Alcohol Support Ltd

Alcohol Support Ltd 76-78 Dee Street, Aberdeen AB11 6DS

01224 573887/595981

http://www.alcoholsupport.co.uk

Scottish Marriage Care

Supporting Scotland’s Marriages, Relationships and Families

0845 271 2711

www.scottishmarriagecare.org/

Aberdeen Counselling & Information Service

1 Alford Place, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1YD

01224 575962

Aberdeen Womens Aid

Aberdeen Womens Aid, 66 The Green, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 6PE

01224 591577 www.womensaid.org.uk

Age Concern

01224 556463 www.ageuk.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau, 47 Market Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5PZ 01224 586255 www.cas.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Provides support to people experiencing grief following a death, working primarily through volunteers, providing free care to bereaved people

Cruse Bereavement Care, 42A Rose Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1UD 01224 626522

Grampian Bereavement Helpline

Counselling Services & Advice Services (Office & Administration) based in the Broad Street area of Aberdeen

Grampian Bereavement Helpline, St. Nicholas House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1BX

01224 694453

HIV Rural Counselling Services

Sexual Health Advice and Sexual Health Education

HIV Rural Counselling Services, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB25 1LD

07803 095752

Manic Depression Fellowship

Self-help support group for people with manic depression (bipolar disorder) and their carers, friends and family

Manic Depression Fellowship, 87 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 6BQ

01224 211679

Rape And Abuse Support,

Provides vital support and advocacy to female survivors of rape and sexual violence and challenge attitudes towards violence against women

Rape And Abuse Support, 88 John Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB25 1LE

01224 639347 / 01224 620772

Scottish Marriage Care

Counselling for families, couples, individuals and young people

Scottish Marriage Care, 132 Huntly Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1SU

01224 643174

www.scottishmarriagecare.org/

Choices Aberdeen

Free pregnancy testing, pregnancy crisis counselling, Counselling for men, Post-abortion counselling, Befriending support, Pregnancy loss counselling, Sexual health workshops

Choices Aberdeen > Pregnancy Counselling Centre,

01224 624900

Penumbra

Offers a variety of services to support those experiencing mental ill health such as supported living and accommodation

Penumbra, Norton Park 57 Albion Road Edinburgh EH7 5QY

0131 475 2380

Samaritans

Samaritans – Aberdeen:
www.samaritans.org/branches/aberdeen-samaritans
call: 01224 574488 (local call charges apply)
National free telephone #: 116 123

Samaritans – Scotland:
samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us

Grampian Womens Aid

Advice, support and refuge to women and their children (if any) who have been exposed to domestic abuse. The abuse may be physical, sexual or emotional. They operate two refuges in the city & two in Aberdeenshire

Grampian Womens Aid 6 Bon-Accord Crescent Lane Aberdeen AB11 6DF

01224 593381

http://www.thirdlevelresources.co.uk

Victim Support Moray

Provides emotional support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime

Victim Support Moray Culbard House, 22, Culbard St, Elgin, Morayshire IV30 1JT

01343 544607

Brain Injury Grampian Group

Supports people affected by brain injury

Brain Injury Grampian Group Chaplain’s office Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital Westburn Road Aberdeen Scotland AB25 2ZG

01224 554905 / 07826908865

Gemini Service

Offers a service to young people who are aged 12 – 18 years, living in Aberdeenshire, using alcohol/drugs/solvents, are having difficulties due to their alcohol/drug/solvent use and would like help or information to make some changes

Gemini Service 31 High Street Inverurie, AB51 3QA

01467 624334

Scottish Debt Advice

Money advice

Scottish Debt Advice, 11 Allardice Street, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

0800 881 8709