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Barnsley Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Helpline (BSARCH), based in Barnsley (South Yorkshire)

Helpline number: 01226 298560
Email: lynne.casserly@bsarch.org
Website: www.bsarch.org
Area covered: Barnsley

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Telephone support
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • Email support
  • ISVA service

Services for:

  • Women and girls aged 16+
  • Parents of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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Cambridge Rape Crisis (Cambridgeshire)

Description of agency: Cambridge Rape Crisis is a helpline service run by women, for women and girls who have survived or are currently experiencing any form of sexual violence including rape and childhood sexual abuse.

Postal address: PO Box R, 12 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 2AD

Office telephone: 01223 313551 (for admin/training enquiries)

Helpline: 01223 245 888 (01223 245888 Weds 7pm-9.30pm, Sat 3pm-5.30pm, Sun 10am-12.30pm)

Email: contact@cambridgerapecrisis.co.uk
Website: www.cambridgerapecrisis.co.uk
Area covered: Cambridgeshire

Services offered:

Our helpline provides a confidential listening, support and information service. We also offer external training sessions for various organisations and individuals, on a wide range of issues surrounding sexual violence.

Services for:

Women and girls who have experienced sexual violence of any kind, and friends, family or professionals supporting survivors.

 

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Choices Counselling (Comprising Choices for Men and Choices for Women) based in Cambridge

Telephone: 01223 358149
Email: choicescounselling@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.choicescounselling.co.uk
Area covered: Cambridgeshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Information

Services for:

  • Female and male people of all ages who are survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Parents of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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DABS (Directory & Book Services), based in Doncaster (South Yorkshire)

Office number: 01709 860023
Email: admin@dabsbooks.co.uk
Website: www.dabsbooks.co.uk
Area covered: UK and Ireland

Description of agency:
A specialist book and information service on sexual abuse, childhood abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence. Produced Survivors Resource Packs for survivors of childhood abuse, including specialist agencies in the enquirer’s area, leaflets and DABS National Resource Directory for workers, listing over 500 specialist organisations in the UK and Ireland. Provides a confidential mail-order book service and a free information service.

 

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Doncaster Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Service, based in Doncaster (South Yorkshire)

Postal address: PO Box 470, Doncaster, DN1 3XW
Helpline: 01302 328555
Email: admin@drasacs.org.uk
Website: www.drasacs.org.uk
Area covered: Doncaster and South Yorkshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Telephone counselling
  • Telephone support
  • Bulletin or newsletter
  • Therapy groups
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • Email support
  • Text support
  • ISVA service

Services for:

  • Female and male survivors of rape or sexual abuse aged 14+
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Parents of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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First Step, based in Leicester (Leicestershire)

Description of agency:  First Step is a registered charity that provides a range of free, independent and highly confidential support services to adult male survivors (16 years and over) of sexual abuse. We offer a safe, welcoming environment where you will be treated with respect and will not be judged in any way.

Email: info@firststepleicester.org

Office telephone: 0116 254 8535   Mobile – 07581 568144

Website: http://www.firststepleicester.org/
Area covered: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Services offered:

We offer telephone support, weekly one-to-one counselling (initially for a 6 month period) or one-to-one emotional support.  We are also available to offer support to partners, friends or relatives of someone who has been raped or sexually abused.

Services for:

Any male over 16 years (living in Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland) who has suffered sexual abuse. We also offer support to partners which includes friends or relatives.

 

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Grimsby and Scunthorpe Rape Crisis Limited, based in Scunthorpe (Lincolnshire)

Helpline: 0800 197 4787
Email: angela.lockett@itsmyright.co.uk
Website: www.itsmyright.co.uk
Area covered: North and North East Lincolnshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • Email support
  • ISVA service

Services for:

  • Adult female and male survivors aged 18+
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Parents of survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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ISAS (Incest and Sexual Abuse Survivors), based in Newark (Nottinghamshire)

Helpline: 01636 610313
Email: enquiries@isas-notts.org.uk
Website: www.isas-notts.org.uk
Area covered: Nottinghamshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Telephone counselling
  • Mutual support groups
  • Therapy groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • Email support

Services for:

  • Men and young men from the age of 16+ who are survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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Nottingham Counselling Service (Nottinghamshire)

Telephone: 0115 950 1743
Email: info@nottinghamcounsellingcentre.org.uk
Website: www.nottinghamcounsellingcentre.org.uk/sexualabuseproject
Area covered: Nottinghamshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Therapy groups
  • Information

Services for:

  • Adult female and male survivors of rape and sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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Peterborough Rape Crisis Counselling Group (Cambridgeshire)

Description of agency: PRCCG is committed to supporting and empowering female survivors of rape and sexual abuse, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexuality, age or other discriminatory factors respecting individual lifestyles. This is achieved through the provision of a confidential telephone helpline, a face-to-face support service and other appropriate support mechanisms.

Address: Oasis@Rivergate, Viersen Platz, Peterborough, PE1 1SE
Helpline: 01733 317899 (Wednesday 7-9pm & Saturday 10-12 noon)
Email: peterboroughrapecrisis@nhs.net
Area covered: Peterborough, South Lincolnshire, Fenland and Huntingdonshire

 

Services offered:

  • The provision of a confidential telephone helpline, face-to-face support and email support.

Services for:

  • Women and girls aged 13 + who are survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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Quetzal Project, Leicester (Leicestershire)

Description of agency: Supporting women recovering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
Address: 14-16 Talbot Lane, Leicester, LE3 2UB
Helpline: 0116 2533383 (Present opening times: Mon and Tues 7-9pm, Fri 10am-12pm)
Email: help@quetzal.org.uk
Website: www.quetzal.org.uk

Area covered: Leicestershire, Rutland and Leicester City

Services offered:

  • Face to face counselling service
  • Crisis counselling
  • Helpline

Services for:

  • Female survivors of childhood sexual abuse aged 16+

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SAIL (Sexual Abuse & Incest Line) (Derbyshire)

Postal address: PO Box 8, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1NY
Telephone: 01246 556 114
Email: email@sail1.freeserve.co.uk
Area covered: North Derbyshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advocacy

Services for:

  • Adult female survivors of rape and sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of rape or sexual abuse

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SHE (Survivors Helping Each Other), Mansfield (Nottinghamshire)

Helpline: 01636 611107
Email: survivors-helping-each-other@hotmail.co.uk or info@survivors-helping-eachother.co.uk
Website: www.survivors-helping-eachother.co.uk

Area covered: Primarily Nottinghamshire with venues in Newark , Mansfield, Worksop and Retford but we do have members across UK

Services offered:

  • Information to partners of survivors and also to information to male survivors.
  • One-to-one befriending support to survivors of sexual abuse
  • Crisis Support
  • Drop-in Services in Newark, Mansfield, Retford and Worksop on a weekly basis providing opportunity for survivors to meet with other survivors and share their experiences and anxieties.
  • Craft/skills workshop combined with Drop In services
  • Creative Therapy Groups
  • Mentoring Services
  • Literacy and numeracy are sessions aimed at small groups of 1 – 3 women to improve their literacy and numeracy skills in a safe, non-threatening environment.
  • Training courses are also run for health workers, social workers, mental health professionals and other health professionals.

Services for:

  • S.H.E provides a variety of self-help based support for adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse over the age of 16.  We also provide information to promote public education and awareness to the long term effects of sexual abuse and information to partners of survivors and information to male survivors.

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PODS: Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors
A project of Survivors Trauma and Abuse Recovery Trust (START)

Description of agency: START is a registered charity which exists to promote recovery from and raise awareness of dissociative disorders by providing training, education and support to dissociative survivors and their professional and lay supporters, and by campaigning for appropriate treatment.  START provides the legal, administrative and financial structure to enable these objectives to be met through a number of different but connected projects. START’s principal project is PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors).  PODS works to make recovery from dissociative disorders a reality through training, informing and supporting.

Address: 83a High Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3DP
Helpline: 0800 181 4420 – Tuesdays 6-8pm or appointments at other times by contacting the office
Email: mail@start-online.org.uk  (for START) or info@pods-online.org.uk (for PODS)
Website: www.start-online.org.uk and www.pods-online.org.uk

Area covered: National and International

PODS provides:

  • training days/workshops to inform and educate about the reality of living with and recover from dissociation, trauma and sexual abuse, suitable both for dissociative survivors, their supporters and professionals such as counsellors and psychotherapists
  • opportunities for survivors, partners and supporters to meet together and provide mutual support
  • a weekly telephone helpline
  • ongoing email support
  • resources such as the magazine ‘Multiple Parts’, Resource Guides, and Emergency DID Information cards
  • signposting to other organisations

Services offered:

  • Mutual support groups
  • Helpline
  • Information
  • Advice
Services for:
  • dissociative survivors
  • their supporters
  • professionals working with dissociative survivors

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SV2, based in Derby (Derbyshire)

Postal address: PO Box 142, Derby, DE1 1HF
Helpline: 01773 746115
Email: info@drconline.org.uk
Website: www.sv2.org.uk

Area covered: County of Derbyshire and surrounding areas

Services offered:

  • Face to face counselling and support
  • 24hr helpline
  • ISVA support for victims reporting sexual during reporting, attending court
  • Support for victims wanting forensic medical examinations without police involvement

Services for:

  • Support for anyone of any gender, 14+, who has been a victim of any form of sexual violence at any point in their life

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The Ann Craft Trust, Nottingham

Description of Agency: The Ann Craft Trust is a national charity working with staff in the statutory,  independent and voluntary sectors in the interests of people with learning disabilities who may be at risk of abuse.
Postal address: Centre for Social Work, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD
Telephone: 0115 951 5400
Email: ann-craft-trust@nottingham.ac.uk
Website: www.anncrafttrust.org

Support offered:

  • Information and advice
  • Peer group support and networks
  • Publications including a quarterly bulletin, bibliographies and books
  • Training, seminars, workshops and conferences

Services for:

ACT’s membership includes a wide range of people who work with disabled children and vulnerable adults including those working in:

  •  social care
  • health
  • supported housing
  • education
  • legal services
  • crime and justice professions
  • independent and voluntary sector

ACT also welcomes as members people with learning disabilities, their families and carers and others committed to the protection of disabled children and vulnerable adults.

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