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North West England

TST Support Orgs in: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool, Merseyside & W Yorks

Cheshire:

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire & Merseyside)

Website: www.rapecentre.org.uk
Areas covered: Cheshire & Merseyside
Cheshire East: 01260 697900
Chester & W Cheshire: 01244 907710
Halton: 01928 477980

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Telephone support line
  • Information & advice line
  • Email & Text support
  • ISVA service (Independent Sexual Violence Adviser)

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors of Rape & Sexual abuse aged 13+
  • Partners/family members of survivors of Rape or Sexual abuse

The Relationships Centre, Warrington (Cheshire)

Helpline: 0800 7839636
Email: [email protected]

Website: www.therelationshipscentre.co.uk
Area covered: Warrington / Halton / St Helens

Support offered:

  • Helpline
  • Information, Support, Advice
  • Counselling
  • Newsletter
  • Advice

Services for:

  • Adult Female & Male survivors of Rape & Sexual Abuse

Cumbria:

West Cumbria Rape Crisis  (Cockermouth)

Description: West Cumbria Rape Crisis is a charity which offers support to survivors of any form of sexual violence.

Address: Unit 6 Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RJ

Helplines: 01900 829729 & 01900 828509

(Mon: 9-4, Tue: 9-5 Wed: 9-4 Thur: 9-5 & 7-9pm Fri: 9-3 – answer machine and call back service available all other times) Text support: start message with yps and send to 64446

Email: [email protected]

Area covered: England

Support offered:

  • Telephone Helpline
  • Email & Text support
  • Face to face support
  • Person Centred Counselling
  • Group support (women only at present)
  • ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advisor)
  • Talks/Q&A sessions to local organisations
  • Personal Safety & Drug Rape Awareness raising in local Secondary Schools
  • Art & Play Therapy

Services for: Women & Men from age of 12+ who have been affected any time in their life.

The Birchall Trust  (Barrow-in-Furness)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.birchalltrust.org.uk
Area covered: South Cumbria & North Lancashire

Services offered:

  • Helpline
  • Counselling
  • Support & Information
  • Newsletter

Services for:

  • Female & Male Survivors of Rape and Sexual abuse of all ages
  • Partners/Parents/Friends of Survivors of Rape or Sexual abuse

Safety Net Advice & Support Centre

Description of Agency: Safety Net Advice and Support Centre office is based in Carlisle and offers therapeutic and support services aimed at supporting children, young people and their families who have suffered rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence, across the county of Cumbria.

Office Telephone:  01228 515859

Email:  [email protected]
Website: www.safetynet-carlisle.org.uk

Services offered:

  • Play and Art Therapy for Children; and Person Centred, Art Therapy, CBT and Psychotherapy, EMDR for adolescents and adults.
  • Support Services include 1:1 support work and parenting work.
  • Advocacy Services include signposting and representation through the Criminal Justice System; representation in court; support through child care proceedings; Representation at CICA tribunal.
  • Services are available on a short or long term basis depending on need and are free of charge to those who need to access the service.

Services for:

  • Children, young people and their families who have suffered rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence

Trust House Lancashire

Description: Trust House Lancashire offers a safe space where survivors of all forms of rape and sexual abuse can access a range of services to help improve their health and well being, regain their confidence and self-esteem and be empowered to reclaim their lives.

Helpline: 01772 200187
Office: 01772 825 288
Email (help & support): [email protected]
Email (referrals & enquiries): [email protected]

Website: Trust House Lancashire
Area covered: Lancashire

Support offered:

  • Helpline
  • Specialist Counselling
  • Information, Support & Advice
  • Children’s and Young Persons ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Adviser)

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Greater Manchester:

Manchester Rape Crisis

Helpline: 0161 273 4500 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm and Weds & Thurs 6pm-9pm)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.manchesterrapecrisis.co.uk
Area covered: Greater Manchester

Services offered:

  • Helpline for survivors and those supporting survivors, including friends and family
  • Counselling for women (over 18 years only)

Services for:

  • Women over 18 years
  • Signposting service for male survivors
  • Support for male family members and friends supporting female survivors

Survivors Manchester 

Description of agency: Survivors Manchester is a survivor-led charitable organisation supporting male survivors of sexual abuse and rape in Greater Manchester, whether the traumatic event is current or historic. We believe that by breaking the silence, we can defeat the legacy of the past and move forward to a positive and healthy future.

Address: P.O Box 4325, Manchester, M61 0BG

Telephone: 07919 246 267
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.survivorsmanchester.org.uk
Area covered:  Greater Manchester (Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan)

Services offered:

  • Survivors Manchester provides a specialist website for male survivors and their supporters that includes self-help materials, survivors stories, news and useful links; an email support service; and two face to face services in the form of a therapeutic-led peer-support group and 1:1 counselling service.

Services for:

  • Adult (18+) Male survivors

Lancashire:

Beacon Bolton Counselling Service

Description of agency: We are a Registered Charity based in Bolton and we have approximately 28 Qualified Counsellors and 12 Student Counsellors. We were established in 1989. We have 6 Trustees on our Board.

Address: The Bolton Hub, Bold Street, Bolton, BL1 1LS
Telephoner: 01204 546100
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.beacon-counselling.org.uk

Area covered: Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester

Services offered:

  • We offer one to one Counselling. This service is subject to an assessment by 1point Northwest.
  • Group work Counselling for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (S.A.V.S.)
  • Group work Counselling for Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (S.O.B.B.S.)

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors ages 16+

FCMSA Fylde Coast Men’s Support Association – Fleetwood (Lancashire)

Postal address: PO Box 126, Fleetwood, FY7 6WN
Helpline: 07932 898 274 
Email: [email protected]

Area covered: Lancashire & National

Services offered:

  • Counselling & Support
  • Telephone Helpline support
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information & Advice
  • Email support

Services for:

  • Male survivors of Rape &/or Sexual abuse from 16+
  • Partners/partners of survivors of Rape &/or Sexual abuse
  • Mental health/care workers supporting survivors of Rape &/or Sexual abuse

 

The Magdalene Project (E Lancs)

Description of agency: Counselling service specialising in sexual abuse/trauma

Postal address: PO Box 29, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 8AF

Telephone:  01706 870939

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.themagdaleneproject.co.uk
Area covered: East Lancashire

Support offered:

  • General counselling
  • Specialist counselling re sexual trauma
  • Support and befriending
  • Training
  • Counselling for children & young people

Services for:

  • Adults, children & young people mainly in East Lancashire

Merseyside

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire & Merseyside)

Website: www.rapecentre.org.uk 
Areas covered: Meresyside & Cheshire
Knowsley: 01512 187960
St Helens01744 877987
Warrington: 01925 221546

Cheshire East: 01260 697900
Cheshire West & Chester: 01244 907710
Halton: 01928 477980

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Telephone support
  • Information and advice line
  • Email support
  • Text support
  • ISVA service

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors of rape & sexual abuse aged 13+
  • Partners of survivors of rape or sexual abuse

Young Persons Advisory Service

Telephone: 0151 707 1025
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ypas.org.uk
Area covered: Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, Wirral, St Helens (Merseyside)

Support offered:

  • Counselling
  • Newsletter
  • Therapy groups
  • Mutual support groups
  • Information

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors under 18 years old

Steps to FreedomMerseyside

Telephone: 07526 908370
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.steps2freedom.org.uk
Area covered: Merseyside

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Therapy groups
  • Mutual support groups
  • Advice

Services for:

  • Adult Female & Male survivors of rape and sexual abuse

Supporting Survivors of Abuse (UK)

Helpline: 0808 108 1715
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://ssoa.co.uk/
Area covered: UK (Birkenhead based)

Services offered:

  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Telephone support
  • Telephone counselling
  • Advice
  • Information
  • Helpline
  • Email support

Services for:

  • Female & Male survivors of rape and sexual abuse aged 16+
  • 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

West Yorkshire:

Kirklees Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre

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: Kirklees

Services offered:

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

Services for:

  • Female & Male Survivors of sexual and domestic violence/ abuse over the age of 16 living in the Kirklees area.

Mosaic II, Bradford

Helpline: 01274734561  (9am-7pm Mon, Tues, Wed. 9am-5pm Thurs)
Email: [email protected]
Websitewww.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 Rape & Sexual abuse

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

Survivors West Yorkshire

Telephone: Cloud based live services under development (2015/16)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.survivorswestyorkshire.org.uk
Area covered: West Yorkshire (Bradford based)

Services offered:

  • Virtual counselling
  • Emotional support
  • Bespoke off-line signposting
  • Peer support/social action
  • Advice and information
  • Research design and management
  • Consultancy/training
  • Campaign design and strategy

Services for:

  • Female & Male Survivors of Rape and Sexual abuse
  • Supporters of Survivors of Rape and Sexual abuse

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