Support Services

There are a range of organisations that offer support on a range of issues that may affect families and individuals.


Victim Support Scottish National Helpline

Victim Support Scotland is the lead voluntary organisation in Scotland helping people affected by crime. It provides emotional support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. The service is free, confidential and is provided by volunteers through a network of community based victim and youth justice services and court based witness services.


Alcohol Support, Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) has over 45 years experience of delivering a range of services for the people of Glasgow to tackle the misuse of alcohol. Our services are confidential and free at point of contact.


Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH)

The services and opportunities we offer help people who are recovering from mental health problems to live the lives that THEY want to live. We also support Carers of people in recovery, including Young Carers. We work with people in ways that encourage hope (belief that recovery is possible) personal development and self confidence.


Safer Glasgow ASSIST Domestic Abuse

ASSIST is the specialist domestic abuse advocacy service that provides advocacy and support to victims of domestic abuse. ASSIST receives referrals from Police Scotland who offer the service to victims when they are called to a domestic incident. The service is offered to victims across the Police Scotland force area.


Domestic abuse: support

The Scottish Government  dedicated to alleviating the suffering of women, men and their families who are or who have experienced domestic abuse who are focused on providing support, guidance and development primarily to assist in changing their circumstances.


Glasgow Rape Crisis

Throughout the lifetime of Rape Crisis we have had one fundamental aim - to provide a free and confidential support service to women and girls who have experienced rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse. Studies have shown that one in two young women will experience some kind of unwanted sexual contact before they reach the age of eighteen.  This can range from flashing to rape and all of these experiences can have a lasting effect on the woman.


Glasgow Women’s Aid

Glasgow Women‘s Aid has been supporting women, children and young people who are experiencing Domestic Abuse for over 35 years. The development of our service has been influenced by the experiences of the women, children and young people that we have supported. As an organisation we provide information, support and temporary refuge accommodation.


Domestic Violence against Men

For help and support, call the Men's Advice Line free on 0808 801 0327 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, or email anybody can be affected by domestic abuse, and anyone can be an abuser. It doesn't just happen to women – men can be victims too, whether their partner is a man or a woman.If it's happening to you, it's important to tell someone and to remember that you're not alone.

Family Addiction Support Service (FASS)

FASS is a registered charity that provides a confidential support service to adult family members affected by a loved one’s alcohol/drug problems, who reside in Glasgow. Supports include Counselling, support for Kinship carers, holistic therapies to name but a few.  FASS also has a total of 20 Kinship, bereavement and family supports groups in Glasgow, offering peer support.
Further information can be found on our website or contact us on 0141 420 2050, email:


Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory was set up by a team, who through their own experiences, have learnt how the right support can help transform lives. With over 10,000 qualified counsellors listed on the site; visitors are able to find a counsellor in their local area appropriate for their needs.

Further information can be found on our website:

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