Resources

This page is dedicated to providing additional information and contacts for women and girls which they can utilise in their fight for equality.

The resources given cover the span of the country, and if you offer a service for women, and would like to feature your contact information on our website, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Helplines

Amina (Muslim Women’s Resource Centre)
https://mwrc.org.uk/
0808 8010301

Citizens Advice Scotland
www.cas.org.uk
0800 028 1456

LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
https://galop.org.uk/
0800 999 5428

Rape Crisis Scotland
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
08088 010302

Samaritans
www.samaritans.org
116 123

SAMH
www.samh.org.uk
0344 8000550

Scottish Women’s Aid
www.womensaid.scot
0800 027 1234

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre
scottishwomensrightscentre.org.uk
08088 010 789

Shakti Women’s Aid
https://shaktiedinburgh.co.uk/ 
0131 475 2399

Victim Support Scotland
www.victimsupport.scot
0800 160 1985

National Organisations

ALiSS (A Local Information System for Scotland)
www.aliss.org

Citizens Advice Scotland
www.cas.org.uk
0800 028 1456

Disability Information Scotland
www.disabilityscot.org.uk
0300 323 9961

National Wellbeing Hub
www.promis.scot

NHS Inform
www.nhsinform.scot
111

Public Health Scotland
www.publichealthscotland.scot
0345 646 0238

Rape Crisis Scotland 
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
08088 010302

Ready Scotland
www.ready.scot
0300 244 4000

Scottish Government
www.gov.scot
0300 244 4000 

Scottish Refugee Scotland 
https://scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/
0808 1967 274

Scottish Women in Business
www.scottishwomeninbusiness.org.uk
0141 255 0654

Scottish Women’s Aid
www.womensaid.scot
0800 027 1234

SCVO (Scottish Council For Voluntary Organisations)
www.scvo.scot
0800 169 0022

UK Government
www.gov.uk

Victim Support Scotland
www.victimsupport.scot
0800 160 1985

BME Organisations

ACWA (African & Caribbean Women’s Association) 
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100069681440407

Amina (Muslim Women’s Resource Centre)
https://mwrc.org.uk/
info@mwrc.org.uk
0141 212 8420

Andalus
http://www.andalus.co.uk/
info@andalus.co.uk
0141 332 0225

Anyiso 
www.anyiso.org.uk
info@anyiso.co.uk
0141 944 2930 / 0141 374 2573

BEMIS
https://bemis.org.uk/
mail@bemis.org.uk
0141 255 2133

CEMVO Scotland (Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Organisations)
http://www.cemvoscotland.org.uk/
info@cemvoscotland.org.uk
0141 248 4830

Feel Good Women’s Group
https://www.facebook.com/feelgoodwomensgroup/
rizwanasaeed@yahoo.co.uk
07988 932562

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid
https://www.hematgryffe.org.uk/
womensaid@hematgryffe.org.uk
0141 353 0859

Isaro Community Initiative 
https://isaroinitiative.org.uk/
info@isaronetwork.org.uk
01412372620

KWISA (Edinburgh)
https://kwisa.org.uk/
admin@kwisa.org.uk
07486 057917

MECOPP
https://www.mecopp.org.uk/
info@mecopp.org.uk
0131 467 2994

Migrant Help UK
https://www.migranthelpuk.org/ 
scotland@migranthelpuk.org 
0141 884 7900

Multi-Cultural Family Base
http://www.mcfb.org.uk/ 
hello@mcfb.org.uk 
0131 467 7052

Rethink Mental Illness
www.rethink.org
www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice
0808 801 0525

Saheliya (Edinburgh)
http://www.saheliya.co.uk/ 
info@saheliya.co.uk 
0131 556 9302

Saheliya (Glasgow)
http://www.saheliya.co.uk/ 
admin.glasgow@saheliya.co.uk 
0141 552 6540

SCORE Scotland (Strengthening Communities for Race Equality)
https://www.scorescotland.org.uk/ 
0131 442 2341

Shakti Women’s Aid
https://shaktiedinburgh.co.uk/ 
info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk 
0131 475 2399

Sikh Sanjog
https://www.sikhsanjog.com/ 
info@sikhsanjog.com 
0131 553 4737

TARA Project (Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance)
https://www.tarascotland.org.uk/ 
CommsafetyTARA@glasgow.gov.uk 
0141 276 7724

The Well Multi-Cultural Resource Centre
https://thewell.org.uk/ 
info@thewell.org.uk 
0141 424 4523

UBUNTU Women Shelter
https://www.ubuntu-glasgow.org.uk/ 
info@ubuntu-glasgow.org.uk 
07543 491900

Disability Support

Capability Scotland
https://www.capability.scot/ 
0131 337 9876

Disability Equality Scotland
https://disabilityequality.scot/ 
0141 370 0968

Glasgow Disability Alliance 
https://gda.scot/ 
0141 556 7103

Lead Scotland
https://www.lead.org.uk/ 
0800 999 2568

SHARE Scotland
https://www.sharescotland.org.uk/ 
0141 445 8992

The ALLIANCE
https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/ 
0141 404 0231

Educational Links

Close the Gap 
https://www.closethegap.org.uk/ 
0141 572 4730

CWUEDB (Communications Workers Union - Edinburgh/Dundee/Borders) 
https://www.cwuedb.org/ 
0131 374 2027 / 01382 223 401

Equate Scotland 
https://equatescotland.org.uk/ 
0131 455 5108

Fast Forward (Youth Network) 
https://www.fastforward.org.uk/ 
0131 554 4300

Glasgow Women's Library 
https://womenslibrary.org.uk/ 
 0141 550 2267

Scottish Women's Budget Group
https://www.swbg.org.uk/ 
info@swbg.org.uk  

Financial Advice

Citizens Advice Scotland (Money Talk Team)
https://www.moneytalkteam.org.uk/ 
0800 028 1456

DWP (Department for Work & Pensions) 
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions 

GEMAP
http://gemap.co.uk/ 
0141 773 5850

National Debtline
https://www.nationaldebtline.org/ 
0808 808 4000

Scottish Women's Budget Group
https://www.swbg.org.uk/ 
info@swbg.org.uk  

Health and Wellbeing

Aye Mind
www.ayemind.com 

Beat Eating disorders
www.beatingdisorders.org.uk 
0800 801 0432

Breathing space 
www.breathingspace.scot 
0800 838587

COPE Scotland
www.cope-scotland.org 

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland 
www.crusescotland.org.uk 
0808 802 6161

Distress Brief Intervention
www.dbi.scot 
01698 366988

Maternal Mental Health Scotland
www.maternalmentalhealthscotland.org.uk 

No Panic
www.nopanic.org.uk 
0300 772 9844

North Highland Women's Wellness Hub
https://www.facebook.com/NorthHighlandWomensWellnessHub/ 

OCD UK
www.ocduk.org 
01332 588112

Penumbra
www.penumbra.org.uk
0131 475 2380

Perinatal Mental Health Network Scotland
www.pmhn.scot.nhs.uk 
nss.pmhn@nhs.scot 

Petal Support
www.petalsupport.com 
01698 324502

Place2be 
www.place2be.org.uk 
020 7923 5500

RAMH (Recovery Across Mental Health) 
www.ramh.org 
0141 847 8900

Rethink Mental Illness
www.rethink.org 
0808 801 0525

Samaritans
www.samaritans.org 
116 123

SAMH
www.samh.org.uk 
0344 8000550

SANE
www.sane.org.uk 
020 3805 1790

Scottish Drug Services 
https://www.scottishdrugservices.com/ 

See Me Scotland
www.seemescotland.org 
info@seemescotland.org 

Suicide Bereavement UK
www.suicidebereavementuk.com 
01706 827 359

Women's Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (Dundee & Angus)
https://www.wrasac.org.uk/
01382 205 556

LGBT+ Groups

Equality Network
https://www.equality-network.org/contact/
0131 467 6039

LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
https://galop.org.uk/
0800 999 5428

LGBT Health & Wellbeing (Edinburgh)
https://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/ 
0131 564 3970

LGBT Health & Wellbeing (Glasgow) 
https://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/ 
0141 255 1767

LGBT Youth Scotland (Edinburgh)
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk/contact/
0131 555 3940

LGBT Youth Scotland (Glasgow)
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk/contact/
0141 552 7425

Scottish Trans
https://www.scottishtrans.org/contact/
0131 467 6039

Stonewall Scotland
https://www.stonewallscotland.org.uk/
0131 474 8019

Local Women’s Groups

Dundee International Women's Centre
https://diwc.co.uk/ 
01382 462058

Empower Women for Change 
https://www.facebook.com/empowerwomenforchangeglasgow/ 

Glendale Women's Cafe
https://glendalewomenscafe.org.uk/  
07871 350149

MILK
https://www.milkcafeglasgow.co.uk/ 
hellomilkcafe@gmail.com 

Soroptimist - Glasgow 
https://www.facebook.com/sigbi.glasgowcity 

Soroptimist - Scotland North
https://sigbi.org/scotland-north/ 
siscotlandnorth@gmail.com 

Soroptimist - Scotland South
https://sigbi.org/scotland-south 
sissregion@gmail.com 

Tea in the Pot
https://www.facebook.com/TeainthePotGovan/?locale=en_GB 
0141 425 1709

Wise Women
https://www.wisewomen.org.uk/ 
0141 370 0739

Older Women’s Groups

Age Concern Scotland
https://www.ageconcernscotland.org.uk/

Age UK
https://www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland/ 
0333 323 2400

Hourglass Scotland
wearehourglass.scot  
0808 808 8141

Scottish Pensioners Forum
https://scottishpensioners.org.uk/ 
0141 337 8113

SPPA (Scottish Public Pensions Agency)
https://pensions.gov.scot/ 

Parents and Carers

Alzheimer's Society
www.alzheimers.org.uk 
0333 150 3456

Bipolar UK 
www.bipolaruk.org.uk 

Care Information Scotland
www.careinfoscotland.scot 
0800 011 3200

Carers Scotland
www.carersuk.org 
0141 378 1065

Children 1st 
www.children1st.org.uk 
0800 028 22 33

Family Lives 
www.familylives.org.uk 
0808 800 2222

One Parent Families Scotland  
https://opfs.org.uk/ 
0131 556 3899 

Parent Club 
www.parentclub.scot 
0800 030 8003

Place2be 
www.place2be.org.uk 
020 7923 5500

Ready Steady Baby
www.nhsinform.scot/readysteadybaby 

Political, Advocacy, Trade Union

Abortion Rights
www.abortionrightsscotland.com 
abortionrightsscotland@gmail.com 

COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities) 
https://www.cosla.gov.uk/ 
0131 474 9200

EIS (Educational Institute of Scotland)
https://www.eis.org.uk/ 
0131 225 6244

Elect Her
https://www.elect-her.org.uk/ 
community@elect-her.org.uk 

Engender
www.engender.org.uk 
07923 236488

GMB Trade Union
www.gmb.org.uk 
info@gmb.org.uk 

Hey Girls 
www.heygirls.co.uk 
contact@heygirls.co.uk 

Inspiring Scotland  
https://www.inspiringscotland.org.uk/ 
enquiries@inspiringscotland.org 

Just Right Scotland 
https://www.justrightscotland.org.uk/ 
0141 406 5350

Making Rights Real 
https://makingrightsreal.org.uk/ 
info@makingrightsreal.org.uk 

NUS (National Union of Students)
www.nus-scotland.org.uk 

Scottish Pensioners Forum
https://scottishpensioners.org.uk/ 
0141 337 8113

STUC (Scottish Trades Union Congress) 
www.stuc.org.uk 
info@stuc.org.uk 

TUC (Trades Union Congress) 
www.tuc.org.uk 
info@tuc.org.uk 

Unison
www.unison-scotland.org 
0800 0857 857

UNITE The Union
https://www.unitetheunion.org/ 

USDAW (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied workers)
https://www.usdaw.org.uk/ 

WASPI Scotland
https://waspiscotland.uk/ 
waspicomms@gmail.com 

Women for Independence 
https://www.wfi.scot 
info@womenforindependence.org 

Women's Support Project 
https://www.womenssupportproject.org.uk/ 
0141 418 0748 

Zero Tolerance
https://www.zerotolerance.org.uk/ 
07826 558 090

Young Women’s Groups

Empower Me (run by Achieve More Scotland)
https://aandm.org.uk/tour-item/empowerment-project/ 
07375 670032

Fast Forward (Youth Network) 
https://www.fastforward.org.uk/ 
0131 554 4300

Girls Against (fighting sexual assault at live music)
https://www.girlsagainst.co.uk/ 

No Panic
www.nopanic.org.uk 
0300 772 9844

Respect Me 
www.respectme.org.uk 
0344 800 8600

SAY Women
https://www.say-women.co.uk/ 
0141 552 5803

SHE Scotland (Social, Health & Education)
https://www.shescotland.org.uk/ 
07727 434984

Talk Time
www.talktimescotland.co.uk 
07774 210 104

The Rosey Project (Rape Crisis)
www.roseyproject.co.uk 
0808 8000 014

The Young Women’s Movement
https://www.youngwomenscot.org 
hello@youngwomenscot.org 

Think Positive
www.thinkpositive.scot 

ThinkPositive@nus-scotland.org.uk

Young Minds
www.youngminds.org.uk 
020 7089 5050

Young Scot
https://young.scot/ 
0808 801 0338

Young Women’s Trust
https://www.youngwomenstrust.org/ 
020 7837 2019

YWCA Scotland 
https://www.ymca.scot/ 
0131 228 1464

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