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CIS’ters (Surviving Rape and/or Sexual Abuse)

02380 338080 (24 hour answerphone)
PO Box 119, Hampshire, SO50 9ZF Postal Address
CIS’ters (Surviving Rape and/or Sexual Abuse)

Area Covered:

Hampshire & National

Introduction

CIS’ters is a survivor-led group for women who, as female children/teens, were raped/sexually abused by a member of their immediate/extended family.

Services Offered

Support
Telephone support
Bulletin or newsletter
Mutual support groups – held in Southampton
Information
Advice
Helpline

Services For

Women aged 18+ who are survivors of rape and/or sexual abuse during childhood where the perpetrator was a member of their immediate/or extended family.
Also provide support for women aged 18+ who were raped and/or sexually abused by someone who was not a member of their immediate/extended family
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

The helpline is available to female adult survivors of childhood rape/sexual abuse, and others can call if they have a concern about such issues. In the case of the latter we will seek to signpost them to appropriate services.

See our list of members operating nationally