Freedom From Torture Scotland
Our task is to tailor individual support to each person who comes to us with the goal of addressing their personal needs and find the best way to help. We know that all those who have suffered torture and survived, have a different story, and their needs will be different too. We provide counselling, group therapy and ongoing support. We run groups like gardening, music, creative writing and cookery. We provide expert medical assessments to support survivors’ asylum claims. And we use our expertise and evidence to protect and promote survivors' rights and hold torturers to account.
Our centre in Glasgow was set up in 2004. It was the second centre we established outside of London, in response to the dispersal of asylum seekers across the UK.
The centre offers therapy and other ...