Sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) are located across the country and available for everyone, regardless of gender, age, the type of incident, or when it happened. SARCs offer a range of services, including crisis care, medical and forensic examinations, emergency contraception and testing for STIs. They can also arrange access to an independent sexual assault advisor (ISVA), as well as referrals to mental health support and sexual violence support services.

The Havens specialist support for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted. For urgent advice and appointments, please call 020 3299 6900. 

Survivors UK (National) Information, support and counselling for men and boys who have been raped or sexually abused. Helpline Web Chat available Monday – Sunday 12pm-8pm.

Rape Crisis provide specialist information and support to all those affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment and all other forms of sexual violence and abuse in England and Wales.

Solace Women’s Aid provides advice and support for women for domestic abuse and sexual violence. If you require urgent help, please call 0808 802 5565 for free confidential advice.

Rights of Women (England and Wales only) Free employment legal advice to women in England and Wales experiencing sexual misconduct and harassment at work. Tel: 020 7490 0152.

Ashiana Network specialises in helping Black and Minority Ethnic women, in particular, women from South Asian, Turkish & Iranian communities, aged 16-30 years who are at risk of domestic violence and sexual violence. 

Galop is a charity that supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people affected by sexual and domestic violence.  They run a London based LGBT+ Hate Crime helpline open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm Tel: 0207 7042040. The National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline is open Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm and Wednesday and Thursday 10am – 8:00pm Tel: 0800 999 5428. Whilst the online chat service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mankind Provides one to one counselling, groups and couples counselling to men aged 18+ who have experienced sexual abuse. Male Victims of Domestic Abuse confidential helpline Tel: 01823 334244 Weekdays from 10am to 4pm.

Revenge Porn Helpline Open 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday – Tel: 0345 600 0459.


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