Domestic abuse

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing violent, abusive or controlling behaviour, support is always available. Do not wait to seek help due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Intimate Image Abuse

Sharing, or threatening to share, intimate images without consent is a crime that can come with a five-year prison sentence. If you’ve been affected, know that you are not alone. Help is available.

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Domestic Abuse Helpline

You can contact the Domestic Abuse Helpline at any time. The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


A confidential translation service is available.

0800 027 1234

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We will reply as soon as possible and within two days.

Ways you can stay safe

Stay safe

Learn how to stay safe during these difficult times.

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Tips on staying safe

Download our Easy Read information guide on how to stay safe.


If English is not your first language

View our translated leaflet on where to get support.

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Striving for a safer Scotland

No-one in Scotland should have to suffer or live in fear. If you have been subject to domestic or intimate image abuse, find out more about the support services available to you. There are people that can help you right now.

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