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United Against Sexual Violence and Abuse

The Survivors Trust is a national membership organisation supporting specialist rape and sexual abuse services in the voluntary sector. We have over 120 member organisations throughout the UK and Ireland who provide specialist support services to over 100,000 survivors each year.
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Our training is underpinned by a wealth of knowledge that comes from decades of experience working across the sexual violence and abuse sector.

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Our Impact

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Specialist member agencies around the UK and Ireland providing direct services to survivors of sexual violence
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Estimated survivors supported by our member agencies in the last year through telephone and email support, counselling, support groups and other services
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Individuals trained internally and externally in the last 12 months. These include those from the police, government agencies, schools, NHS staff, ISVAs and independent students

Survivor Stories

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Dorota’s Story

It was a warm summer in 1997 in Poland. My paternal grandmother took my 2 sisters and I away on...

James’ Story

We had moved to the Midlands from the South when I was 18 months old. With just my mum and...

Jo’s Story

I knew this man for about a year. Let’s call him Ghostface. I met Ghostface at a restaurant while he...

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Our Blog

#ActOnIICSA

#ActOnIICSA

Friday, October 20th, 2023, marks one year since the publication of the final IICSA report (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse), which detailed the investigation into Child Sexual Abuse in England & Wales over a period of decades and proposed a package of important recommendations to prevent future child sexual...

SHE-roes need your support

SHE-roes need your support

The Survivors Trust is encouraging people to support local charity S.H.E UK in their bid to win £68275 of National Lottery funding in this year’s The People’s Projects.   The Mansfield-based charity, S.H.E UK supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse across Nottinghamshire, and are one of five groups in ITV Calendar South...

Charity By Kanéda Fundraiser

Charity By Kanéda Fundraiser

On Tuesday 15th November, Kanéda put on a night of spoken word, rap, art and singing at Boxpark Shoreditch for The Survivors Trust. The first act came from Jamahyl Chan (@blackanesehippy_), who started with a spoken word performance that explored the influence of a former teacher. He then followed with...

30 years of The Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre, Guildford

30 years of The Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre, Guildford

In 1992, staff at a Surrey-based sexual health clinic identified a need for a specialist service in the area for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, leading to the establishment of The Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) Guildford, supporting all survivors over the age of 13 across Surrey. Initially...

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