Helpline: 01904 642 830     Office: 01904 638 813

click here for current opening times

Helpful organisations

http://thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk/worried-about-abuse

Bridgehouse – Healing Our Past Experiences

A sexual assault referral center for North Yorkshire and the city of York
Tel. 01904 669 339                                                                                                                        website: http://www.turntobridgehouse.org/

Hope – Healing Our Past Experiences

Based in Scarborough. Offer counselling, support groups, drop-in’s, helpline to men and women.
Tel. 01723 381811
Website: www.hopesurvivors.org.uk

 

Safety Net @ Hope

Services for young adults, 14 years and over who have been affected by sexual, physical or emotional abuse of any kind.
Tel: 01723 330504
Admin: 01723 330508
Email: safetynet.hope@gmail.com
Website: www.hopesafetynet.co.uk

 

Rape support line – North Yorkshire

Helpline: 0300 111 0777 open Tuesday and Thursdays from 5pm until 7pm and Saturday from 10am until 12pm
Website: www.idas.org.uk/rapesupport

 

Victim support- North Yorkshire

Tel. 01904 550 510
Website: www.victimsupport.org

 

SARSVL- Support after Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds

Helpline for women survivors of rape
Tel. 0113 202 1844 open 6 – 8pm Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri

 

York women’s counselling service

Tel. 01904 652706

 

IDAS –independant domestic abuse service

York, Harrogate and Craven
provide refuge space and support for people experiencing domestic violence
Tel. 01904 646630

 

Castlegate young people’s service

York
Service for 16-25 year olds providing drop-in, counselling, information and support . Also access to Young People’s Sexual Health Team
Tel. 01904 555400 or 01904 555400
Website: www.29castlegate.org

 

NSPCC – York

Counselling for young survivors of child sexual abuse
Tel. 0808 800 5000

 

Talking Spaces

Harrogate – counselling for women and men
Tel. 01423 504074
Website: www.harrogatecvs.org.uk/talkingspace

 

Ryedale Counselling Service

Malton – counselling for women and men
Tel. 01653 690124
Email: counsellors@rva-cvs.org.uk

 

Holy Rood House

Thirsk – Holistic therapeutic centre
Website: www.holyroodhouse.org.uk/Counselling.html

 

Survivors Manchester

Support for male survivors
Helpline: 0845 430 9371
Website: www.survivorsmanchester.org.uk

 

York MIND

Counselling, befriending, advocacy, information, support groups
Tel: 01904 643364
Email: office@ourcelebration.org.uk
Website: www.ourcelebration.org.uk

 

YORCLINIC – for sexual health in York

Address: Monkgate Health Centre, 31 Monkgate, York, YO31 7WA
Tel: 01904 721111
Website: www.yorsexualhealth.org.uk website for sexual health information across North Yorkshire

 

Reflect

Reflect is a York based registered charity, managed by charity trustees and run by volunteers who are trained in crisis pregnancy counselling.
Call: 01904 676710
text: 07530 611441
Email: enquiry@reflectyork.co.uk

 

Yorkshire MESMAC

Work with gay, bisexual and MSM clients.
Also does the BLAST! Project that works with men and boys involved in/at risk of becoming involved in sexual exploitation.
Tel: 01904 620400 or 01904 620400
Fax: 01904 620444
Email: northyorkshire@mesmac.co.uk
Website: www.mesmac.co.uk

 

North Yorkshire Police

Tel: 101 Non – emergencies
Tel: 999 Emergencies

 

National organisations

 

Rights of women

Legal advice over the phone for women
Website: www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

 

AMSOSA

Swindon based organisation for male survivors. Provide support more widely across the country
Helpline: 0845 430 9371
Website: www.amsosa.com

 

The Survivors Trust

Information about survivor organisations across the UK
Website: www.thesurvivorstrust.org

 

Rape Crisis England and Wales

Support for women
Freephone line: 0808 802 9999 opening times: 12 – 2.30pm / 7 – 9.30pm
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

 

Stop it now

Preventing child abuse
Website: www.stopitnow.org.uk

SARCS (Sexual assault referral centres) and ISVA services (Independent sexual violence advisors) that may be accessible from North Yorkshire

 

Humberside:

CASA Suite
Address: 810a Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6RD
Tel: 01472 305037 or 01472 305037
Website: www.casasuite.org.uk

Beverley & York:

Yorkshire Counselling Services (experienced counsellor in York with working with Survivors –  also with relationship and sexual difficulties)

Tel:  07841 354305

Website: www.yorkshirecounsellingservices.co.uk

Lincolnshire:

Spring Lodge SARC
Address: 12 Dean Road, Lincoln, LN2 4DR
Tel: 01522 524402 or 01522 524402 office hours Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tel: 01371 812600 or 01371 812600 out of office hours and weekends (this is manned by G4S)
Email: Spring.Lodge@lpft.nhs.uk or info@springlodge.org
Website: www.springlodge.org

 

ISVA based at Grimsby and Scunthorpe Rape Crisis Limited
Contact Name: Kirsty Hodges
Client Group: Female and male survivors over the age of 18
Tel: 01724 853953 or 01724 853953
Email: itsmyright.isva@btconnect.com
Website: www.itsmyright.co.uk

 

Middlesbrough:

ISVA based at Womens Support Network and Jigsaw
Contact Name: Deborah Mills
Client Group: Female and male survivors from 14 years upwards
Tel: 01642 822331 or01642 822331
Email: deborah@wsnsupport.org
Children’s and Young Person’s ISVA based at Barnardo’s Tees Valley (Bridgeway/ SECOS projects)
Area Covered: Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees, Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland
Contact Name: Cathryn Todd
Client Group: Children and young people under 18 years
Tel: 01642 300774 / 01642 / 300774 819743
Mobile: 07904 095865 or 07904 095865
Email: cathryn.todd@barnardos.org.uk

 

Manchester:

St Mary’s Centre
Address: St. Mary’s Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL
Tel: 0161 2766434 or  0161 2766434 Office
Helpline 44/7: 0161 2766515 or 0161 2766515
Website: www.stmaryscentre.org

 

West Yorkshire:

ISVA based at Kirklees Survivors Counselling Project
Contact Name: Deborah Parr
Tel: 01484 540730 or 01484 540730
Email: anything@krasacc.co.uk
Website: www.krasacc.co.uk
ISVAs based at Kirklees Survivors Counselling Project
Contact Name: Tracy Levy
Tel: 01484 540730 or 01484 540730
Email: anything@krasacc.co.uk
Website: www.krasacc.co.uk
ISVAs based at Kirklees Survivors Counselling Project
Contact Name: Charlotte Lawrence
Tel: 01484 540730 or 01484 540730
Email: anything@krasacc.co.uk
Website: www.krasacc.co.uk
ISVA based at Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service
Contact Name: Sandy
Tel: 01274 308270 or 01274 308270
Email: info@brcg.org.uk
ISVA based at Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service
Contact Name: Jo Sharp
Tel: 01274 723896 or 01274 723896
Mobile: 07917148450
Email: info@brcg.org.uk

 

South Yorkshire:

The Isis and the Artemis Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Address: Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham General Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2UD
Tel: 01709 307327 or 01709 307327
Email: sarc@rothgen.nhs.uk
Website: www.theisissouthyorkshire.co.uk
Senior ISVA based at Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre
Contact Name: Sarah Becket
Area Covered: Doncaster
Client Group: Male and female survivors of any age and their families
Tel: 07733 092703 / 07733 092703 / 01302 341572 / 01302 341572
Email: sbeckett@drasacs.org.uk
Website: www.drasacs.org.uk
ISVA based at Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre
Contact Name: Lynne Elliott
Area Covered: Doncaster
Client Group: Male and female survivors of any age and their families
Tel: 07795 248136 / 07795 248136 / 01302 341572 / 01302 341572
Email: lelliott@drasacs.org.uk
Website: www.drasacs.org.uk
ISVA based at Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre
Contact Name: Karl Roberts
Area Covered: Doncaster
Client Group: Male and female survivors of any age and their families
Tel: 01302 341572 or 01302 341572
Email: kroberts@drasacs.org.uk
Website: www.drasacs.org.uk
ISVA at BSARCH (Barnsley Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Helpline)
Contact Name: Ruth O’Leary
Tel: 01226 208 666 or 01226 208 666
Email: rutholearyisva@bsarch.org

This Tangled Web – London Area ~ a charity helping survivors of men and women of sexual abuse – a great resource.

Here is a  flavour of what they offer:

Ask Any Question (Get Professional Guidance)

Fortnightly Coffee Morning (Female Survivors)

Daily Online Peer to Peer Support Group (Male & Female Survivors)

Public Speaking (Kate shares her story & awareness information)

Training (Recently for the London Ambulance Service)

Annual Social Events for Survivors (Male & Female Survivors)

We have five published Books for Survivors

Website: www.thistangledweb.co.uk

'This Tangled Web' works to break down the isolation, to raise up a new understanding, to empower through education and to be a light in the shadows of childhood sexual abuse...committed to breaking the silence for the children of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

The survivors trust

Website: www.thesurvivorstrust.org

National rape crisis

Freephone helpline: 0808 802 9999 opening times 12 – 2.30pm / 7 – 9.30pm
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk