In Care Survivors Service Scotland (ICSSS)
The In Care Survivors Service Scotland, a partnership led by Open Secret, is a trauma informed counselling and advocacy support service for adults who suffered childhood abuse in care and their families.
It is a team of specially trained counsellors offering help specifically for survivors of historic in-care abuse under the national framework of advocacy, and counselling services, and to survivors of abuse who have also been in care. Services include:
- Providing locally based development workers across Scotland to offer survivors and their families support, advocacy and confidential counselling;
- A national confidential telephone Helpline line - currently available from 9am to 11am Monday to Friday, for those of you who have not yet been allocated a worker or to make a new referral.
- A one stop service for help to access historical records from childhood care settings
- An informative website highlighting the support available; and
Help for survivors to access the Criminal Injuries Compensation scheme and support to pursue some legal issues (for example support to attend court).
Last updated 17/09/2018
A national confidential telephone Helpline with a team of specially trained counsellors offering help specifically for survivors of historic in-...Counselling, Mental Health Issues