Services for Women


Inverclyde Women’s Aid – 01475 888505

Available from 9:30am – 4:30pm. This service provides specialist domestic abuse services to women, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse (including survivors of childhood sexual abuse) and rape.


Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline – 0800 027 1234

Available 24 hours a day. This Helpline supports anyone with experience of domestic abuse or forced marriage, as well as their family members, friends, colleagues and professionals who support them.


Women’s Support Project - 0141 418 0748

Available during office hours and some evenings. The Women’s Support Project is a feminist voluntary organisation recognised as a Scottish Charity. The Project works to raise awareness of the extent, causes and effect of male violence against women and for improved services for those affected by violence. The Project is based in Glasgow and works across Scotland.


Special Needs In Pregnancy (SNIPS) – 01475 633777 (Ext: 4833)

SNIPS, based at Inverclyde Royal Hospital, provide a specialist service to women who are pregnant and have alcohol and or drug misuse issues and their babies. This includes people who are in hospital and those living in the community and includes pre and ante natal assessment.


Rape Crisis Scotland – 0808 801 0302

Available from 6pm to midnight every day. This national rape crisis helpline supports anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened.


Samaritans – 08475 90 90 90

Available 24 hours a day. This organisation offers a safe place to talk, anytime, in your own way about whatever is affecting you.


If you are in immediate danger or require an emergency service please call Police Scotland on 999 (or 101 for non-emergencies).