Guide

Getting support during an emergency or incident

Last updated: 25 May 2017

Advice and support

Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland is Scotland's largest independent advice network.

Find more information at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/scotland

Call: 0808 800 9060
Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

Samaritans

Samaritans aim to support anyone:

  • in emotional distress
  • struggling to cope
  • at risk of suicide

Find more information at www.samaritans.org

Call: 116 123 (24 hour service)

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland helps anyone affected by crime. They provide:

  • emotional support
  • essential information
  • practical help

Find more information at www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

Call: 0345 603 9213
Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a charity that provides social services. They help:

  • children, families and the elderly
  • the homeless and people living in poverty

Find more information at www.salvationarmy.org.uk

Email: info@wpcscotland.co.uk

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service helps older people:

  • at home and in their community
  • in hospital
  • in emergencies

Find more information at www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Call: 0845 608 0122
Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm

Scottish Community Councils

Community Councils help communities during emergencies and support first responders.

Find more information at www.communitycouncils.scot

Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland

Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland offer the Scottish workforce support with:

  • bereavement
  • stress
  • depression

Find more information at www.wpcscotland.co.uk

Call: 0131 441 2271

Getting support during an emergency or incident
Advice and support