Domestic Abuse Is Not Acceptable

It is not your fault and you are not alone. There are services available to support you, and they are still open.

Domestic Abuse is when you are hurt, bullied or frightened by:

  • Your husband or wife
  • Your boyfriend or girlfriend
  • Your current or ex-partner

Their behaviour can be; controlling, physical, sexual, financial or emotional.

You do not have to wait for an emergency to get help. Tell someone you trust or contact:

Police Scotland

If you are in danger and it is an emergency, call 999. For non-emergencies call 101


National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Free and confidential advice. Open to all. 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 027 1234. Website:


Grampian Women’s Aid

Telephone: 01224 593381. Website:


Rape Crisis Grampian

Telephone: 01224 590932. Website:

Aberdeen Cyrenians

Telephone: 0300 303 0903 Website:

Womens Aid have published a number of safety & support resources for people in danger of or suffering from domestic violence during the pandemic (British Sign Language, French, Punjabi, Polish, Bengali, Urdu, Arabic, Gujarati, Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Spanish, Turkish, Farsi, Kurdish (Sorani), Welsh) – click here to access.