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Information and Support

If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in A Family Divided, there are organisations that can help.

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland offers confidential telephone counselling to any adult who experienced abuse as a child. This can include sexual, emotional, physical, psychological, spiritual abuse or neglect.

Phone: 08088 020406 (Mon-Wed 5pm-8pm: Thu-Fri 9am-2pm).

Visit the Tramua Counselling Line Scotland website

Wellbeing Scotland

Wellbeing Scotland offer a diverse range of support services for adults, children and families in Scotland who have suffered any form of abuse, trauma, at risk of sexual exploitation, plus support with issues that affect wellbeing including bullying, anxiety or relationships.

Phone: 0800 121 6027 (Mon Fri 9-11am)

Visit the Wellbeing Scotland website

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood offers support, advice and guidance to adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse.

Phone: 0808 801 0331

Visit the National Association for People Abused in Childhood website


NSPCC provides help, advice and support to adults worried about a child.

Phone: 0808 800 5000 (24/7)

Visit the NSPCC website


Birthlink offers a range of services for anyone separated by adoption with a Scottish connection.
Services may incur a charge.

Phone: 0131 225 6441 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm)

Visit the Birthlink website