Victim's rights in Scotland: easy read leaflet

Publication for people with learning difficulties describes how victims of crime should be treated within the criminal justice system, and what information, help and support they should receive.

National Support Contacts, Organisations and Other Authorities

Abused Men in Scotland

Abused Men in Scotland logo

Give support to men affected by domestic abuse.

0808 800 0024


ChildLine logo

Private and confidential service for children and young people.

0800 1111

Children 1st / Parentline

Children 1st logo

Parentline logo

Help protect vulnerable children and give practical advice and support to families under stress.

08000 28 22 33

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority logo

Compensation for innocent victims of violent crime.

0300 003 3601

Motor Insurers' Bureau

Help for people affected by uninsured driving.

01908 830 001

National Stalking Helpline

National Stalking Helpline logo

Support and help for victims of stalking.

0808 802 0300

PETAL Support

PETAL Support logo

Support families and friends of murder and suicide victims.

01698 324502

Rape Crisis Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland logo

Support, information and advice for victims of rape and sexual abuse.

08088 01 03 02


Sacro logo

Community justice organisation who provide adult and youth justice services or forced marriage.

0131 624 7270

Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline

Support and help for victims of domestic abuse.

0800 027 1234

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Scottish Legal Aid Board logo

Funding for people who qualify to get legal advice and representation

0131 226 7061

Scottish Women's Aid

Scottish Women's Aid logo

Make sure that women and children who have experienced domestic abuse get the services they need.

0131 226 6606

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland logo

Give support and information services to victims and witnesses of crime.

0345 603 9213


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