In light of the recent arrests in relation to historical abuse at Smyllum House, telephone support is being offered to those affected.
This support is being provided by Trauma Counselling Line Scotland, freephone number 08088 02 04 06. Callers should press option 1 to get through to a counsellor. If the line is busy, people will be able to leave a message and a counsellor will call them back.
The line will be open from 6 pm to 9 pm on weeknights, except for Monday, 27 August when the phone line will be open from 6.30 pm to 9 pm.
Monday, 27 August until Friday 31 August, and from Monday, 3 September until Friday 7 September.
Access and availability to the counselling line will be reviewed and possibly extended if required.