Victims of Sexual Abuse

Þolendur kynferðis ofbeldis

Landspítali Fossvogi and Sjúkrahús Akureyrar (Akureyri Hospital) offer a special reception service for victims of sexual abuse. Stígamót and their associated partners in the North and the Westfjords offer help and advice as well.

Stígamót (Icelandic counseling and information center for survivors of sexual violence)

Hverfisgata 115 105 Reykjavík

Tel. (+354) 562-6868 (from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays) 

Charge free number: 800-6868


Stígamót assists victims of sexual abuse seeking advice and assistance. They also offer conversational help and self help groups. Information is provided about legal rights for the victims of sexual abuse.



>Any suspicion of incest or other type of child abuse should be reported immediately by calling the emergency assistance number 112 


Aflið – Stígamót association in Akureyri

Tel. (+354) 461-5959

 Phone consultations are available on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Sólstafir – Stígamót association in the Westfjords (á Vestfjörðum)

Tel. (+354) 846-8846


Emergency reception for victims of rape

Landspítali, Fossvogi

Tel. (+354) 545-1000

Direct phone number: (+354) 543-2019


Emergency reception for victims of rape

Sjúkrahúsið á Akureyri (Akureyri Hospital)

Eyrarlandsvegur 600 Akureyri

Tel. (+354) 463-0800