Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre offers a service for women run by women offering support to women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused at sometime in their lives.
Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre offers workshops to any woman who feels she would benefit from relaxation workshops, self esteem & self confidence workshops. There are also various other workshops aimed at adult survivors of child sexual abuse.
We also have good library resources for any woman or young women who have been sexually assaulted or are survivors of Childhood sexual abuse.
We also have books for parents whose child has been abused, we offer support to any parent whose child has been abused BUT we do not work with children.
The above is in addition to the work we already offer which is face to face support, telephone support including outreach support to any woman or young woman from the Butt to Barra whose life has /is affected by rape or sexual abuse including adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
We also offer training and awareness talks to statutory/voluntary agencies or any interested group relating to the above.
If you identify as a woman we can offer outreach, or telephone support, further information.
*The Western Isles is also known as the Outer Hebrides this island chain is located off the west coast of Scotland, the main islands are Lewis, Harris, Uist and Bernera.
Western Isles Rape Crisis Centre
74 Kenneth Street
Isle of Lewis
Scottish Charity No: SC037062
Telephone: 01851 709965
Office opening hours
Monday to Friday – 10.00am – 4.00pm
Thursday and Friday – 10.00am – 4.00pm
HELPLINE: 01851 709965
Helpline opening hours
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – 10.00am – 9.00pm
Thursday and Friday – 10.00am – 4.00pm and 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Freephone 08088 01 03 02
National Helpline opening hours
6.00pm – 12.00pm daily