Stop Spiking - Support Services

Birmingham

Black Country Women’s Aid0121 552 6448-24 Or 0121 553 0090 – [email protected]

Supports supports women, children and men who have experienced rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse.

Rape and Sexual Violence Project (Birmingham & Solihull) – 01216 434 136 – [email protected]

Offer empathic services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been subjected to sexual violence and abuse.

Horizon SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) – 0800 970 0375 – [email protected]

We provide coordinated, forensic, counselling and aftercare services to men, women and people who identify by another gender living in the West Midlands who have experienced rape or sexual assault, recent or non-recent.

Umbrella – 0121 237 5700 – Email through form here

Bristol

OTR Bristol – 0808 808 9120 – [email protected]

OTR is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Getting free support couldn’t be easier.

The Bridge – 0117 342 6999 – [email protected]

Bristol’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre providing emotional, medical and practical care and support for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted including the opportunity to have evidence collected without the pressure to make an immediate decision about calling the police.

The Survivor Pathway 

The Bristol survivor pathway is a guide for anyone wanting to know more about specialist sexual violence support  services in Bristol.

Bristol Mind – 0808 808 0330 – [email protected]

A local charity for anyone wanting to look after their emotional or mental health

SARSAS – 0808 801 0456 – [email protected]

A specialist support service for anyone who has experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives.

The Drop Bristol Drug Project0117 987 6000

The Drop is BDP’s one-stop-shop for information and support for people who use recreational and party drugs.

Hospitality Action – 0808 802 0282 – [email protected]

Working to provide hospitality workers with financial, physical and psychological support to help them overcome adversity.

Brighton

Saturn Centre – 01293 600469 – [email protected]

A multi-agency partnership service provided by health, social care and the police. It offers services, advice and support to clients aged 14 and over following a rape or sexual assault.

Safe in the City– Survivors Network – [email protected]

Delivering accessible, survivor-centred services across Sussex. Helpline (support for survivors & their supporters): 01273 720 110 opening hours are Mondays from 7-9pm and Wednesdays from 12-2pm.

RISE – 01273 622 822 – [email protected]

RISE is a Sussex-based charity that supports people affected by domestic abuse and violence.RISE stands for Refuge, Information, Support and Education. Our vision is freedom from abuse and violence.

Mankind – 01273 911680 – [email protected]

Support for self-identifying men (18+) survivors of sexual abuse and their partners, families and friends through 1:1 counselling, therapeutic groups and couples.

Colchester

CARA (Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse) – 01206 769795 – [email protected]

CARA works with victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse, providing independent, specialist support and promoting and representing their rights and needs.

SERICC – 01375 380609 – [email protected]

SERICC provides specialist services to anyone in South and West Essex who is experiencing, or who has experienced, any form of sexual violence and abuse at any time in their life.

Synergy Essex – 0300 003 7777

Coventry

CRASAC (Coventry rape and sexual abuse centre) –  024 7627 7777 – [email protected]

Provides co-ordination and support to affiliated member groups and campaigns and lobbies to raise awareness of the issues of sexual violence in the wider community and with local, regional and national government.

Blue Sky Centre0800 970 0370 – [email protected]

Provides advice and support to men and women who have experienced rape of sexual assault.

University Counselling & Mental Health Service – 02477 658 029 – [email protected]

Offers counselling and advice to indivudals who have suffered abuse and struggling with mental health

Safeline – 0808 800 5008 – [email protected]

Provides specialist, tailored support for anyone affected by sexual abuse and rape and works to prevent CSE with children and young people at risk.

RoSA Support – 01788 551150 – [email protected]

Offers free counselling, support groups, and an ISVA service.

Folkestone

South Kent Mind – 01303 250090 – [email protected]

South Kent Mind, the mental health charity, is supporting mental health in Folkestone, Dover, Deal, Sandwich, Hythe & Romney Marsh. They charity helps people discover their pathway to better mental health. The charity offers: – support, signposting and information sharing – wellbeing phone calls to ‘check in’ on how you’re doing – support to help you help yourself via workshops, courses and activities.

Beech House – Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) – 01622 726461 Or 0800 133 7432 – [email protected]

Beech House offers free support and practical help to anyone in Kent and Medway ​who has experienced sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.

Protection Against Stalking[email protected]

Protection Against Stalking is a national charity working within communities to raise public awareness about stalking and support victims of stalking through providing specialist support services. We form part of a national consortium of specialist stalking charities who share best practice and work cooperatively where it is appropriate.

Live Well Kent – 0800 567 7699 – [email protected]

A free service to help improve mental and physical health in Kent.

East Kent Rape Crisis Centre – 01227 451753 – [email protected]

East Kent Rape Crisis Centre is a registered charity made up of trained professionals & volunteers providing a safe space to everyone affected by any kind of sexual violence or coercion, experienced at any time during their lives.

Ipswich

The Ferns (Suffolk) – 0300 123 5058 – [email protected]

Sexual Assault Referral Centre providing free support to all those who have been affected by sexual abuse.

Suffolk Rape Crisis – 01473 231 200 Or 0800 0850 520 – [email protected]

Suffolk Rape Crisis is a specialist feminist organization run for women by women. We provide free, confidential, and empowering support to women and girls aged 14 and above who have experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives.

Top Line – 8081681154 – [email protected]

Abuse support in Suffolk & Norfolk. Confidential, specialist support for young people (13+) in Suffolk and Norfolk who are or have experienced abuse.

London

The Haven – 020 3299 6900 – [email protected]

Offer treatment, advice and support reduce the risk of long-term problems as well as preventing the loss of evidence, which is crucial if rapists are to be convicted and prevented from committing further assaults.

Rape Crisis South London – 0808 802 9999 – @rasasc.org.uk.

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre. A woman-only service, both for women accessing support and members of staff. This is in response to the needs of survivors and the disproportionate nature of sexual violence as committed by men against women and girls. For this reason we believe sexual violence to be both a cause and a consequence of gender inequality and are committed to a feminist, empowering model of working.

London Survivors Gateway – 0808 801 0860

Provide information on what help is available after rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse or any form of sexual violence and offer support to access these services. We work with anyone aged 13 or above regardless of gender, sexuality, disability, language, ethnicity or immigration status.

Ask for Angela

Discreetly seek help by approaching venue staff and asking them for ‘Angela’. This code-phrase will indicate to staff that they require help with their situation and a trained member of staff will then look to support and assist them. This might be through reuniting them with a friend, seeing them to a taxi, or by calling venue security and/or the police.

Solace Rape Crisis – 0808 801 0305 – [email protected]

Anonymous service available to women and girls aged 13+ who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time: recent or non-recent. We offer a safe and non-judgmental space for women, whether you are already receiving support, awaiting counselling, or speaking out for the first time.The helpline is here to provide specialist emotional support and confidential information about options and services available.

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services – 0115 941 0440 – [email protected] 

A service available to survivors of all genders, aged 13+, and offers many services in addition to face-to-face counselling, with male and female counsellors, and Counselling Line services. We provide our services for women in a women-only space.

The Topaz Centre (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) – 0800 183 0023 – [email protected]

Provides multi-agency support to survivors of a recent incident of rape or sexual violence, or those wishing to make a statement about a past event. The service includes:

A supportive environment for a forensic examination and statement taking. A crisis worker to support during the examination and initial stages of reporting. Emergency contraception and access to GUM clinic for emergency medical care and follow up. Access to advice and support sessions for up to eight weeks, which can include referrals into other services. Young Person’s Support Coordinator provision

Nottingham Night Owls – 0115 794 1580

A service for student’s safety and well-being on nights out. The Owls will assist in getting you home safely and provide students with information and helpful supplies such as water, first aid, food and warmth.

The Owls are out in Nottingham every Wednesday and Thursday night and can be contacted 12–4am on 0115 794 1580.

Norwich

The Harbour Centre Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) – 01603 276381 – [email protected]

Provides free support to all those who have been affected by sexual abuse both recently and in the past.

Sue Lambert Trust – 01603 622406 – [email protected]

Support for male and female survivors of sexual abuse in Norfolk whenever it occurred – counselling and telephone support.

Fresh Start New Beginnings – 01603 558205 – [email protected]

Fresh Start new beginnings works through Suffolk and Norfolk, and was set up to provide a therapeutic service for children and young people up to 18 years who have reported being sexually abused and to offer support for their families.

Daisy Programme – Rowan Project – 01953 880903 – [email protected]

Specialist counselling support for people aged 16 years and over who have been victims of sexual abuse or child sexual abuse, living in Breckland.

Revenge Porn Helpline – 03456 000 459 – [email protected]

A national organisation who offer practical assistance in reporting and removing content online. Whisper Anonymous Reporting is available via their website.

North West - Manchester

Saint Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre – 0161 276 6515

Provides support to all thosewho have been affected by sexually assaulted. They help you recover from both the physical and emational effects of the assault.

Greater Manchester Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Support Centre – 0161 273 4591 // 0161 273 4500 – [email protected]

Greater Manchester Rape Crisis began over thirty years ago as a feminist collective responding to the needs of women who shared their experiences of sexual violence.

Manchester Mind – 0161 769 5732 – [email protected]

The charity purpose is to create a space where mental health comes first. They believe that everyone deserves to be supported in their mental health needs and that we have a part to play in that.

Phone line is being manned from 10am-2pm.  Outside of these hours you can leave a message and someone will get back to you within 24 hours (Mon-Fri).

Manchester Metropolitan University ‘Report + Support’ campaign – 0161 247 2222

Manchester Met is committed to providing a safe and supportive campus environment. Report anything on the website if you experience any form of discrimination, hate crime or sexual violence.

Northern Ireland

The Rowan SARC – 0800 389 4424 – [email protected]

The Rowan is the regional Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for Northern Ireland. The service is jointly funded by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) and the Police Service for Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Drugs and Alcohol NI – 028 9182 8494 – [email protected]

DACTs are Drug and Alcohol Coordination Teams. DACTs are made up of statutory and community agencies with an interest in, or need to, address drug and alcohol issues in the Trust area. There is a DACT for each Health Trust area in Northern Ireland, and each has a Connections team. We (Connections) support the development and implementation of each DACT’s action plan. We also offer a range of services as outlined below.

Action Mental Health – 028 9182 8494

Action Mental Health (AMH) actively promotes the mental health and well-being of people in Northern Ireland. Today, AMH has emerged as the standard bearer within Northern Ireland’s Third Sector – helping to smash the stigma of mental illness for all sections of the community.

Victim Support NI – 028 9024 3133 – [email protected]portni.org.uk

Victim Support NI is an independent charity which helps people affected by crime. They offer a free and confidential service, whether or not a crime has been reported and regardless of how long ago the event took place.

Portsmouth

Solent Mind – 0300 5000 927 – [email protected]

Helping anyone experiencing a mental health issue by offering support and respect. They mission is to make sure anyone in their community experiencing a mental health issue has somewhere to turn to for advice, information and support.

Rethink – 0300 5000 927

The Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, debt, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment.

Treetops Sexual Assault Referral Centre – 0300 123 6616 – [email protected]

The Crisis Worker team at Treetops SARC provide independent advocacy and support with practical matters, can introduce you to other support services, for example Rape Crisis and Victim Support, as well as providing confidential telephone advice.

START01962 807037 Or 07860 027793

The core service offered by START is a confidential, specialist counselling and support service for anyone who has experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual assault, resulting in sexual trauma.

Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling (PARCS) – 02392 669513 Or 02392 669511 Or 02392 669516 – [email protected]

The organization aims to promote healthy relationships and alleviate the physical, emotional and psychological distress associated with interpersonal trauma including rape and sexual abuse/exploitation.

The YOU Trust – 01329 825930 – [email protected]

Our vision is for everyone who is in need of our advice, care, and support to have the tools and resources they need for their journey towards the life they want.

West Yorkshire - Leeds

Rape Crisis Centre for Leeds – 0808 802 3344 – [email protected]

They are a feminist organisation that supports all women and girls in Leeds who needs help – as trans inclusive – who have been affected by sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives (that is important, nearly half the women we speak to are adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA)). We promote their needs and rights and work towards the elimination of sexual violence.

MindWell

MindWell is the mental health website for adults in Leeds. It’s funded by NHS Leeds CCG to bring together information from the NHS, Leeds City Council and the third sector into one ‘go to’ place.

Supporting Victims in North Yorkshire – 01609 643100

Supporting Victims can provide support for anyone affected by crime, whether reported or not, including victims, bereaved relatives, parents or guardians of victims under 18 and members of staff where a business has been a victim of crime.

Open Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

Newcastle

Newcastle Mind0191 477 4545 – [email protected]

The charity aim is to help you live the best life you can, whatever challenges you face. They are offering informal one to one support, groups and counselling.

Shine Women0191 221 9222 – [email protected]

The charity provide support either by telephone or by email, and also offer HIV self testing kits, DIY STI Test kits in partnership with New Croft Sexual Health service, condoms/ lube, sanitary products and pregnancy tests by post/ or delivering to your door upon request.

Rape Crises Tyneside & Northumberland0191 222 0272 – [email protected]

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) is a charity that provides services to women and girls who live, work or study in Tyneside and Northumberland.
the charity is completely independent of the criminal justice system including the police. The services are free and and confidential.

R.E.A.C.H03333448283 – [email protected]

They offfers helps to men and women who have been raped or sexually assaulted, aged 16 or over when the assault occurred.

Newcastle Women’s Aid – 0191 2610504 – [email protected]

Newcastle Women’s Aid is a confidential service run by women, for women. Since 1975, Newcastle Women’s Aid have provided a range of specialist domestic abuse services which included:

  • Refuge accommodation
  • Outreach support
  • Children and young people’s support

Arch North East – Specialist ISVA01642 822331 – [email protected]

We are a registered charity based in Teesside offering free and confidential counselling and ISVA support to people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse no matter how long ago the experience may have been.

Scotland - Aberdeen

Rape Crisis Grampian – 01224 590932 – [email protected]

We offer support and information to anyone over 13 years old who has been raped or sexually abused at any time in their life

Scotland - Edinburgh

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre – 08088 01 03 02 – [email protected]

We offer refferals, specialist support and counselling for all adults from the age of 18 upwards. We can offer women only and men only spaces.

Scotland - Glasgow

Glasgow & Clyde Rape Crisis Centre – 08088 00 00 14 – [email protected]

We offer support and information to anyone over 13 years old who has been raped or sexually abused at any time in their life

Archway SARC – 0141 211 8175 24/7

Archway is a SARC – a Sexual Assault Referral Centre. A specialist service in Glasgow made up of a team of experts experienced in caring for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted within the last 7 days.

Scotland - National

Victim Support Scotland – 0800 160 1985

Victim Support Scotland provides victims and witnesses with free confidential, emotional and practical support, and information about the criminal justice system.

The STAR Centre – 01563 544686 – [email protected]

Offers free and confidential support to anyone aged 13+ who has experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Rape Crisis Scotland – 08088 01 03 02 – [email protected]

We work with a network of 17 independent local Rape Crisis centres across Scotland who provide trauma-informed support to more than 6000 survivors annually.

Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre – 01382 201 291 – [email protected]

We offer refferals, specialist support and counselling for all adults from the age of 18 upwards. We can offer women only and men only spaces.

Southend-on-Sea

Southend on Sea Rape Crisis – 0300 003 77 77 – [email protected]

Southend on Sea Rape Crisis provides free, confidential specialist support for all survivors who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence at any time in their lives.

UK

Frank – online service (news, guides) – 0845 1221 331

Honest information about drugs. They do have a searchign service for support centres on different issues such as dug use, mental health, sexual abuse.

NHS Direct – 08457 4647 – 

Support and information for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused, however long ago and whatever the circumstances.

Crimestoppers – 0800 555 111

The organisation works for you, your family and your community to stop crime. You can call anonymously with information.

Victim Support – 0300 303 0165 – [email protected]

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting people affected by crime and traumatic incidents.

Rape Crisis – 0808 802 9999 – [email protected]

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a feminist organisation that supports the work of Rape Crisis Centres.They raise awareness and understanding of sexual violence and abuse in all its forms.

Women’s Aid –  [email protected]

Women’s Aid is a national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children.

Wales - Cardiff

Cardiff University Students’ Union – 02920 781410 – [email protected]

We can,amongst other things: advise you on how to report Extenuating Circumstances to the University; advise you on how to submit and Academic Appeal if you have missed the Extenuating Circumstances deadline, or you circumstances have been refused; advise you on how to take an Interruption of Study and what you need to think about when deciding what to do; signpost you to other support services.

Rise Cardiff – 02920 460 566 – [email protected]

We are committed to ending violence, abuse and inequality. All our staff are fully trained and experienced in supporting women around issues of sexual violence, rape and/or sexual assault and we will also help you contact SARC and support you through the process

Cardiff Women’s Centre – 029 2046 0566

Support women whilst working towards ending violence against women and girls in all forms

Safe Island – 02920 335795

Ynys Saff or Safe Island is a sexual assault referral centre where a range of specially trained, experienced professionals give help, support and advice to men, women, children and young people, following sexual assault in Cardiff and the Vale.

Wales - Swansea

Swansea Women’s Aid – 01792 644683

Support women whilst working towards ending violence against women and girls in all forms

Wales - National

Bawso – 0800 7318147 – [email protected]

Bawso is committed to providing advice, services and support to black minority ethnic communities and individuals in Wales who are affected by abuse, violence and exploitation.

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre North Wales – 01248 670 628 – [email protected]

We offer refferals, specialist support and counselling for all adults from the age of 18 upwards. We can offer women only and men only spaces.

Atal y Fro – 01446 744755

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Horizon – 0808 80 10 800

Our Horizon Services Include Online Counselling Independent Sexual Violence Advisors Sexual Violence Counselling The Sexual Violence Recovery Toolkit Programme

Live Fear Free – 0808 80 10 800 – [email protected]

Contact the Live Fear Free Helpline 24 hours a day 7 days a week, for free advice and support or to talk through your options.

South Wales Victim Focus – 0300 303 0161

Victim Focus Officers that support you and help you access specialist help.

New Pathways – 01685 379 310 – [email protected]

They have a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). SARC is a special facility where recent victims of rape or sexual assault can receive immediate help and support. This includes access to a forensic medical examination, which is carried out by an experienced and qualified doctor, and the opportunity to speak to the Police about what has happened to them if the client wishes to do so. SARC clients also receive help and advice from one of our Crisis Workers who can offer to support them and stay with them throughout the process.