A section with information about domestic abuse, how to report if you or someone you know is a victim, support you can receive and a message to perpetrators.
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In this page you can discover what domestic abuse is, information on the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act and how you can report it.
This page provides information for those who are being affected by domestic abuse and how to approach your future.
Information on what to do if someone you know is being affected by domestic abuse.
Information about the Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse Scotland and what happens after you put an application in.
A list of organisations to contact if you or someone you know is being affected by domestic abuse.
A page with a message for those who carry out domestic abuse, including the penalties and how to get help.
How children are affected by domestic abuse and why the charges may be harsher when they are involved.
Watch an animation launched by Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid, in association with Police Scotland.
If you have reported domestic abuse, rape or sexual crime to Police Scotland, we’d like your feedback on the service we provided.