RESOURCES

Contacts, sources of information and committee documentation

Our Curated List

Our committee and wellbeing team has put together a list of sources of information and contact details. These are aimed primarily at LGBT+ individuals but are available to everybody. 

If you know of any sources which you would like to see added to this list then send an email addressed to Wellbeing at SaintsLGBT@st-andrews.ac.uk and this will be reviewed.

An information page on the Students Association website containing more resources and a useful set of terminology on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Help Hub

Documents

We aim to promote a transparent committee process by uploading all of our meeting minutes here. All minutes will be uploaded within 48 hours of the meeting ending.

If you are a victim of a hate crime due to your sexual orientation or gender identity, you can report online with Police Scotland Fife or Fife Council, visit the local police station, call Fife Council on 03451 550022 or the police non-emergency phone number 101. In an emergency call 999.

Information

All Sorts

Allsorts is a weekly group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people 13-25. The group is held at ‘The Corner’, Dundee on a Tuesday evening 6-8pm.
 

'The Corner' Dundee

Call: 01382 206060
Email: info@lgbtyouth.org.uk
Visit: www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

BiScotland
Call: 0796 396 0321
Email: info@biscotland.org
Visit: www.biscotland.org

Equality Network

Direction of LGBTI organisations in Scotland

Visit: www.equality-network.org/resources/directory

Affirmation Scotland

Affirmation Scotland is a group that has formed within the Church of Scotland. It is dedicated to the Gospel and a Church characterised by grace, compassion and inclusion.

Email: info@affirmationscotland.org.uk

AVEN -  The Asexual Visibility & Education Network

Visit: https://www.asexuality.org/

Support

LGBT Helpline Scotland

General information and support.

Call: 0300 123 2523 (any Tuesday and Wednesday between 12-9pm)

Email: helpline@lgbthealth.org
Visit: www.lgbthealth.org.uk/helpline

 

Galop

Offer support to victims of hate crime sexual violence or domestic abuse within the LGBT+ community.
Call: 0800 999 5428 

Visit: www.galop.org.uk/


LGBT Youth: Stop Domestic Abuse

A project run by LGBT Youth Scotland. It aims to support service providers who work with people who have experienced or are currently experiencing domestic abuse.

Visit: www.lgbtyouth.org.uk 


Breathing Space 

Breathing Space where experienced advisors will listen and provide information and advice. 

Call: 0800 838 587
Email: info@brreathingspacescotland.co.uk
Visit: https://breathingspace.scot/

Coming out: The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is an American non-profit organization founded in 1998. They have a coming out handbook that covers a wide range of topics to support LGBTQ young people in exploring what coming out safely can mean for them.

Visit: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/trvr_support_center/coming-out/

Trans & Non-Binary​

 

Scottish Trans Alliance 

They assist transgender people, service providers, employers and equality organisations to engage together to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. 

Visit: www.scottishtrans.org


Beaumont

The largest and longest established transgender support group in the UK, and have developed a support network which has been at the forefront of the transgender, transvestite, transsexual and cross-dressing community since 1966!

Email: enquiries@beaumontsociety.org.uk 
Visit: www.beaumontsociety.org.uk


Non-Binary Scotland

Support group for non-binary inividuals living in Scotland.

Visit: nonbinaryscotland.org

TransUnite

Lists local support groups for members of the transgender and non-binary community, both in-person and online

Visit: https://www.transunite.co.uk/

Gendered Intelligence

A trans-led charity working across the UK. They have a list of resources including coming out, transition guides, health advice and your rights

Visit: http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/trans-community/resources

Sexual Health

Positive Help 

‘registered Scottish charity which offers volunteer led practical help to those affected by HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Call: 0131 225 4766 

Visit: www.positivehelpedinburgh.co.uk

Waverley Care – Edinburgh

Waverley Care is Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity whose work is focused on prevention education testing and support

Call: 0131 558 1425

Visit: info@waverleycare.org 

Sexual Assault

University of St Andrews

How to report Sexual Misconduct: Your Options. Information about all of your support and reporting options within the University, as well as the university official sexual misconduct policy statement

Call: 01334 462020 (daytime)

Call: 01334 476161 (out of hours)

Call: 0 from an internal phone and ask for the on-call Student Services manager. 

Email: support.advice@st-andrews.ac.uk

(Put the subject as ‘Support. Report’ and you will be referred to a specialist trained member of Student Services)


FRASAC 

Fife Rape & Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) is an independent voluntary organisation which offers a range of free confidential support services to anyone,

Visit: www.frasac.org.uk

Assault Helplines

 

Rape Crisis Scotland

Call: 08088 010302 (6pm-Midnight)

Visit: info@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk 

Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre 

Call: 01592 642336

Visit: www.frasac.org.uk


Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project

Call: 01592 644217

Visit: www.kasp.org.uk

 

Safe Space 

Call: 01383 739084

Visit: safe-space.co.uk

 

Victim Support Fife 

Call: 0845 241 2126 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm)

Visit: www.victimsupportsco.org.uk/how-to-find-us/victim-support/victim-support-fife/ 


Women’s Rape and Sexual Assault Centre 

Call: 01382 201291 (Mon 12-2pm; Tues 10am-12pm; Wed 7-9pm; Thur 2-4pm; Fri 7-9pm)