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Arch North East, Middlesbrough (Teesside)

Description of agency: We provide counselling and advice to people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

Support Line: 01642 822331
Agency Enquiries: 01642 822335
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.archnortheast.org 
Area covered: Middlesborough

Support offered:

  • The Counselling Service: This is a free and confidential counselling service for people (14+) who have suffered rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives. Our counsellors are qualifies and specially trained to work with survivors of sexual abuse. They work to BACP ethics and standards.
  • Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) Service: This service offers anyone over the age of 14 yrs, who has been raped or sexually abused, immediate support with crisis intervention and reporting to the police. The adviser will provide emotional and practical support whether the rape or abuse has been reported to the police or not. If the case is reported and goes to court, the adviser will provide emotional support, arrange pre-trial visits to the court building, explain the court process and liaise with the police and crown prosecution service on the client’s behalf. The ISVA service covers the areas of Middlesbrough, Stockton and Hartlepool. Appointments can be held at our centre or at another suitable venue. 
  • Life Enhancement Skills Adviser (LESA) Service: The service offers practical help and support on a wide range of issues and is only available to Arch clients. If you have suffered rape or sexual abuse you may find you are not dealing with practical issues because your emotions are on a rollercoaster ride, you my feel that your head is all over the place and are unable to deal with practical issues. The LESA will support you practically and emotionally to enable you to get on with your life and bring back some normality.

Services for:

  • Anyone over the age of 14years. We do not work with anyone who had been investigated or accused of a sexual offence.

Barnsley Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Services (BSARCS), Barnsley (South Yorkshire)

Description of agency: An organisation which offers a range of independent and confidential support to those who have experienced sexual abuse or rape.

Address: The Core, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW
Helpline number: 01226 298560 (Tues – Thurs 10am – 8pm)
Office Telephone: 01226 320140
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bsarcs.org
Area covered: Barnsley

Services offered:

  • Counselling Services
  • Helpline
  • Group Support
  • Support through the court process
  • Advocacy
  • Training

Services for:

  • Anyone over the age of 11 who has experienced abuse or rape.
  • Support to the family and friends of those who have experienced abuse.
  • Support and advocacy for families of children and babies who are going through the justice process.

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

Description of agency: We are an organisation with the aim of alleviating the distress and trauma experienced by those who have suffered sexual violence. Our service is open to men, women, boys and girls and is available regardless of how recent or historic incident(s) of sexual violence was/ were. All of our services are free of charge and we support people regardless of police involvement.

Postal address: PO Box 470, Doncaster, DN1 3XW
Helpline: 01302 328555 (Tuesday 9.30-10.30am and Thursday 12-1pm)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.drasacs.org.uk
Area covered: Doncaster and South Yorkshire

Services offered:

  • Adult counselling for men and women over the age of 18 years.
  • Young people counselling for boys and girls aged between 11 and 18 years.
  • Therapeutic Play for children aged between 7 and 11 years.
  • We have an Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy Service supporting men, women and children of all ages.
  • Our helpline is provided at the designated times for all.
  • We offer training and consultancy to other organisations.

Services for:

  • Our service is open to men, women and children who have suffered rape and/or sexual abuse.
  • Our support extends to parent/carers/supporters.

The Blue Door (Grimsby and Scunthorpe Rape Crisis Limited), Scunthorpe (Lincolnshire)

Helpline: 0800 197 4787
Office: (01724) 841 947 
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thebluedoor.org
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

 

HOPE Groups (Healing Our Past Experiences), Scarborough (East Yorkshire)

Telephone: 01723 381811
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.hopesurvivors.org.uk
Area covered: Scarborough & district, Whitby & district, Ryddle

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Telephone counselling
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • Email support
  • Creative therapies

Services for:

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

Kirklees Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre, Kirklees, Huddersfield (West Yorkshire)

Description of agency: A specialised support service for people who have experienced sexual violence or domestic abuse who are over the age of sixteen, living in the Kirklees area.

Telephone: 01484 450040 (Opening times Monday 2pm-4pm, 3pm-5pm Tuesday, 10am-12pm Thursday and 5pm-7.30pm Friday)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.krasacc.co.uk
Area covered: West Yorkshire

Services offered:

  • Helpline support and signposting
  • Face to face counselling
  • ISVA Service

Services for:

  • Male and female survivors of sexual and domestic violence/ abuse over the age of 16 living in the Kirklees area.

Mosaic II, Bradford (West Yorkshire)

Helpline: 01274734561  (9am-7pm Mon, Tues, Wed. 9am-5pm Thurs)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mosaic2.org.uk
Area covered: West Yorkshire

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Complementary therapies
  • Physical wellbeing sessions group work/ training groups

Services for:

  • Families whose lives have been affected by sexual abuse

Harbour Support Services (Teesside)

Description of agency: Harbour is a specialist domestic abuse charity and has worked for over 37 years to improve the lives of families living with domestic abuse. We are active across Hartlepool, Stockton, Middlesbrough, County Durham, North Tyneside, Redcar & Cleveland, and Darlington. Our services include 5 refuges, outreach, and children’s support, IDVAs, as well as group programmes, including one for perpetrators of domestic violence.

Postal address: Whitburn House, 15 Whitburn Street, Hartlepool, TS24 7QR
Telephone: 0845 602 7449 (9-5pm. Telephone assistance by appointment only)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.myharbour.org.uk

Services offered:

  • Group work
  • 1 to 1 Work
Services for:
  • Adult survivors of rape or sexual abuse

Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service

Description of agency: Free specialist counselling for men, women and young people who have experienced abuse

Postal address: 38 Moorgate, Rotherham, S60 2AG
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.rothacs.org.uk
Area Covered: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Services offered:

  • Mid to long term one to one counselling
  • Group Counselling for women
  • Drop in session for women
  • Support group for Men
  • Moving on Group for Women

Services for:

  • Men, women and young people

Sheffield Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre (South Yorkshire)

Postal address: PO Box 34, Sheffield, S1 1UD
Freephone helpline: 0808 802 0013
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sheffieldrapecrisis.org.uk
Area covered: Sheffield and surrounding areas

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Telephone support
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Helpline
  • BME outreach

Services for:

  • Female survivors of rape and sexual abuse aged 13+
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse
  • Parents of survivors of rape or sexual abuse

Sheffield Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service (South Yorkshire)

Telephone: 0144 275 2157
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.swcts.org.uk
Area covered: Sheffield

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Therapy groups
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice
  • Text support

Services for:

  • Female survivors of rape and sexual abuse
  • 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

Survive (Survivors of CSA in North Yorkshire) York

Helpline: 01904 642830 (Wednesdays 1-3.30pm)
Telephone: 01904 638813 
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.survive-northyorks.org.uk
Area covered: North Yorkshire

Services offered:

  • Support
  • Telephone support
  • Advice
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Helpline

Services for:

  • Adult Female and male survivors of rape and sexual abuse
  • 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

Someone Cares, (Tyne & Wear)

Description of agency: Free counselling service for anyone aged 11 years and over whose lives have been affected by abuse. We specialise in providing support to those who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault.

Office: 01912 578094
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.someonecares.org.uk
Area covered: Tyne & Wear, Northumberland

Services offered:

  • One to one counselling
  • Group work

Services for:

  • Males and females 11 years and over whose lives have been affected by abuse
  • Supporters of victims and family members of abusers (we do not knowingly work with abusers)

Women Centre Ltd, Halifax (West Yorkshire)

Telephone: 01422 323339
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.womencentre.org.uk
Area covered: West Yorkshire

Support offered:

  • Telephone support
  • Newsletter
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information
  • Advice

Services for:

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

Yorkshire Survivors, Scarborough (East Yorkshire)

Telephone: 07847 006752
Email: [email protected]
Area covered: Yorkshire

Support offered:

  • Support

Services for:

  • Female and male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Young Womens Housing Project, Sheffield (South Yorkshire)

Telephone: 01142 680 580
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ywhp.org.uk
Area covered: Sheffield

Support offered:

  • Counselling
  • Telephone counselling
  • Therapy groups
  • Mutual supportgroups
  • Information
  • Accommodation

Services for:

  • Female survivors of rape and sexual abuse under 18 years old

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