Help and Support You don't need to cope alone
On this page you will find options for urgent and direct help and support. If you are looking for some support specific to your lived experience you can also have a look through our Organisation Directory for more targeted help.
Do you need to talk?
If you need someone to talk to ChildLine provides free confidential support over the phone, online chat, or via email.
Call them on 0800 1111
Victim Support Scotland can also help on anyone who has been the victim of crime.
Call them on their Support Helpline 0800 160 1985
Progress in Dialogue can provide support or somewhere to share an experience, this is a platform for you to report incidents of direct, in-direct or structural racism. They want to build a picture in order to challenge racism and hate crime, as well as offer support directly or through our networks. You can remain anonymous.
Call them on: 07709 277145
Reporting Hate Crime
Here you will find the options you have available for reporting a Hate Crime.
Report to Police
Call 101 (for non-emergencies)
Report to any Police Station
Use the online reporting form
For Sign Language interpretation services use Contact BSL or TextRelay 1 800 1 101
Third Party Reporting Centres
The link below will take you to a Police Scotland page which lists centres by local authority.
Anonymous Reporting for Young People
What makes this site different is they also provide young people with a safe place to give information to us about crime - 100% anonymously.