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WHAT WE DO

We offer free and confidential emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12-18 in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. This includes, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, childhood sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation.

We work to change attitudes about gender based violence and improve services for survivors. Our prevention project offers free sexual violence prevention education to 11–25 year olds in schools and other youth settings in Edinburgh. We also run a series of training courses for workers and provide tailor made courses.

LATEST NEWS

JOIN OUR BOARD

We are looking for women to join our Board who: Are committed to supporting the work of a specialist service for survivors of sexual violence. Have skills in (or would…

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WE’RE RECRUITING

We’re recruiting for a: Young Survivors’ Counselling Support Worker (17.5 hours) £27,571 pro-rata (closing date 20 November) For further information and to download a job pack please visit the Goodmoves website. Only women need apply…

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SUPPORT AND INFORMATION

Information about who we support and the specialist trauma-informed support services that we offer.

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IF YOU HAVE BEEN RECENTLY RAPED OR SEXUALLY ASSAULTED

Practical information and advice if you have been recently raped or sexual assaulted – and the support we can offer you.

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SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Our STAR project offers confidential support to young people aged 12-18 who have experienced rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual bullying or circulating an intimate image without your consent.

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What is sexual violence?

Sexual violence takes many forms. It could be verbal, physical, emotional, happen online or offline, be perpetrated by someone you know or someone you don’t.

Prevention

Prevention work with young people

Our prevention work with young people offers free sexual violence prevention education to 11–25 year olds in schools, youth groups and other youth settings in Edinburgh City.

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Get involved

There are a number of ways you can get involved with Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, through volunteering, fundraising or by becoming our Friend

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