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Rape Trauma Service Centre

By 16. október, 2015No Comments

An emergency reception centre for people who have been sexually assaulted opperates out of the National Hospital’s emergency department in Fossvogur. The Rape Trauma Service Centre is a specialised reception centre providing services for victims of sexual violence, with a special team of nurses, psychologists, social workers, doctors and lawyers ready to receive victims of sexual violence and assist them as needed. Its services are for homosexual, bisexual, transsexual and heterosexual individuals alike. The Emergency Reception Unit is open 24 hours a day, and all persons going there have the right to an interpreter should they request one. The service is free of charge. 

Information line for emergency department reception: 543-2000 or via email:

Direct line to Rape Trauma Service Centre available in during daytime hours: 543-2094.

Location: Emergency room at the National Hospital (Landspítali) in Fossvogur

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