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Sexual Assault Response Coordination Service (SARCS): easy read

This leaflet provides information on how to self-refer to a Sexual Assault Response Coordination Service (SARCS) in an easy read format. It provides information on accessing healthcare through NHS Scotland for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted.


Support and information

NHS Inform

www.nhsinform.scot/sarcs

Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline (5pm – midnight, every night)

Call: 08088 010302

Text: 07537 410 027

Email: support@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Police Scotland

In an emergency dial 999

Non emergencies dial 101

www.scotland.police.uk

Victim Support Scotland: 0800 160 1985 (Mon to Fri 8am to 8pm)

www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87 (Mon – Thur 6pm to 2am and Fri 6pm to Mon 6am)

www.breathingspace.scot

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline:

0800 027 1234 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

www.sdafmh.org.uk

Childline:

0800 1111

www.childline.org.uk (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Information about other support services and organisations can be found atwww.nhsinform.scot/sarcs

Contact

Email: CMOTaskforce.secretariat@gov.scot

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