Organisations

For support

Edinburgh Women’s Aid

For women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse

Edinburgh Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

Providing support and advocacy for women, girls and all members of the transgender community to recover from rape and sexual abuse

Edinburgh LGBT Centre for Health and Well-being

The LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing is a unique initiative to promote the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people living in, working in and travelling to Edinburgh.

Saheylia

Saheliya is a Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Mental Health organisation, offering counselling, group support and befriending.

Shakti Women’s Aid

Shakti Women’s Aid is an organisation based in Edinburgh, working since 1986 to offer support, advocacy and information to all black / minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse.

Street Work

Streetwork’s mission is about enabling a life off the streets and we focus on where people are most at need and at risk – on the streets.

For campaigning

 The Equality Network

The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights in Scotland.

Engender

Engender works to make Scotland a fairer,  safer place where women can flourish and contribute to both the social and market economies with dignity, freedom and justice.

LGBT Youth

LGBT Youth  works to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and the wider LGBT community so that they are embraced as full members of the Scottish family at home, school and in every community

Leonard Cheshire Disability

Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity working for a society in which every person is equally valued.

Rape Crisis Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) is the national office for the rape crisis movement in Scotland. We support the work of local centres and develop new centres in areas where there are no or few specialist services.

Scotland Feminista

Regional branch of UK Feminista; a movement of ordinary women and men campaigning for gender equality.

Scottish Transgender Alliance

The Scottish Transgender Alliance was formed to address issues of prejudice and the lack of information and support for transgender people in Scotland.

Scottish Women’s Aid

Scottish Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. We play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse.

Stonewall Scotland

Stonewall Scotland works for lesbian, gay and transgender equality

White Ribbon Scotland

White Ribbon Scotland contributes to ending violence against women by engaging men and boys in taking action on the issue.

Women’s Support Project

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

Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance is a charity working to tackle the causes of men’s violence against women.

Other nice people

Equality and Human Rights commission

The Commission in Scotland champions equality and human rights for all in Scotland.