The Survivors Trust
Monday – Thursday: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-3pm & 6pm-8pm
Friday: 10am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3pm
Saturday: 10am – 12.30pm
Sunday: 6pm – 8pm
24/7 Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Line
Telephone support for anyone aged 16+ in England and Wales who has been affected by rape, child sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment or any other form of sexual violence – at any point in their life.
This includes people who have experienced sexual violence or abuse themselves, as well as their friends, family or anyone else who is trying to support them.
Live Fear Free Helpline
Live Fear Free is provided by the Welsh Government. They can provide help and advice to:
- anyone experiencing sexual violence
- anyone who knows someone who needs help. For example, a friend, family member or colleague
- practitioners seeking professional advice.
All conversations with Live Fear Free are confidential and are taken by staff that are highly experienced and fully trained.
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
- Our support line, email and postal service offers support, information and signposting to other organisations.
- Adult male and female survivors. We respond to contacts from anyone over the age of 18 who is seeking support for physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect during childhood. We respond to callers who were themselves abused, their partners or family members, professionals and others who come into contact with survivors.
SurvivorsUK helps to support men, boys, and non-binary people aged 13+ who have experienced sexual violence. We provide one-to-one counselling services (delivered face to face, by telephone and online), groupwork counselling, an independent sexual violence advisor (ISVA) service, an online national helpline, and a civil law clinic.
SurvivorsUK also supplies training to counsellors and frontline workers likely to come into contact with this client group to ensure a robust and sensitive service provision is widely available.
National Web Chat for men, boys and non-binary people who have experienced sexual abuse at any time in their lives:
- Helpline web chat
- One to one counselling for up to 1 year (telephone and face to face)
- Online counselling (12 weeks)
- ISVA service
- Civil law clinic in partnership with Bolt Burdon Kemp
- National database of organisations helping male survivors
- Blog and news
- Boys, men, and non-binary survivors of sexual violence.
Safeline: National Male Survivor Helpline
Available: Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm.
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 2pm.
Post: Freepost SAMARITANS LETTERS
Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.
SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse and specialises in providing emotional support for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and anyone who has been raped/sexually assaulted.
Hours vary so ring for details.
- Emotional support and information on a wide range of issues including child abuse, adult survivors of child abuse, rape and sexual assault, self harm, eating disorders, mental health, depression, domestic violence. Database keeps details of organisations and support groups throughout the UK.
- Support and information is provided by telephone, email and post.
- Any individual – children, young people and adults.
National Stalking Helpline
The Hourglass mission is to end the harm, abuse and exploitation of older people in the UK. They support older men, women and their families suffering from the five forms of abuse: physical, psychological, financial, sexual or neglect.
Hourglass’ confidential services provide information and support to older people, or anyone concerned about an older person who is at risk of, experiencing, or recovering from any form of abuse or neglect.
Safe Spaces England & Wales
Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal and safe space for anyone who has been abused by someone in the Church or as a result of their relationship with the Church of England, the Catholic Church in England and Wales or the Church in Wales.
If you have been affected, however long ago, Safe Spaces can provide you with support. You do not have to have told the police or the church authorities, and you do not have to still be involved with the church. Your information will not be shared without your consent unless you or someone else is in immediate danger.
Monday – Friday: 9am-9pm
(Answerphone available outside opening times)
Revenge Porn Helpline
We are a UK service supporting adults (aged 18+) who are experiencing intimate image abuse, also known as, revenge porn.
The Revenge Porn Helpline supports adult victims of intimate image abuse who live in the UK. We provide advice, guidance and support with helping to remove intimate content which has been non-consensually shared online