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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 City, East, Mid and West Lothian.

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Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre is currently recruiting for the following positions: Administration Worker£24,575 pro-rata (21 hours per week) Senior Counselling Support Worker – Young People’s Service£34,288 pro-rata (28 hours per…

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Information about who we support and our specialist trauma-informed support services.

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

You can contact us using our secure webform.  For information about how to make/cancel an appointment, or make a referral view contact us.

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Our advocacy service offers independent support and information for those navigating the police and court process following sexual violence.

Information and resources on processing trauma, ways of coping and recovery.

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

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Student Survivors Project offers counselling support to university students and students from Edinburgh College of all ages and genders who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

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SIA offers counselling support to women, all members of the trans community and non binary people, from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds aged 16 and over, who have had any form of unwanted sexual experience.

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We provide outreach support in East Lothian and Midlothian to women, all members of the trans community and non binary people over 18.

Sexual violence is any form of unwanted sexual behaviour where you have not given your consent. It could be verbal, physical, emotional, happen online or offline.

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Our prevention work with young people offers free sexual violence prevention education to 11–25 year olds in schools and youth groups in Edinburgh, East, Mid and West Lothian.

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

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