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Sexual Assault Referral Centres
- St Mary’s Centre
St. Mary’s Centre offers high quality, comprehensive and co-ordinated forensic, counselling, and medical services to males and females in Greater Manchester who have experienced rape or sexual assault, and their supporters.
- The Lancashire SAFE Centre
The Lancashire SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examination) Centre provides forensic examinations, counselling and comprehensive support services for women, men and children of all ages who make a complaint of rape or sexual assault.
- Star Project (SARC)
A free support service for females and males aged 14 and over, offering counselling, emotional and practical support throughout West Yorkshire.
- The Havens (SARC)
The Havens are specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted.
Nursing and Forensic Links
Other Support Agencies
- Victim Support
Victim Support is the independent charity which helps people cope with the effects of crime.
- Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit
CWASU, originally The Child Abuse Studies Unit, was established in 1987 by two full-time staff of the then Polytechnic of North London – Mary MacLeod and Esther Saraga.
- The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network is America’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.
National Child Charity.
- The National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Help for children and teenagers.
- Rape Crisis England and Wales
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) provides co-ordination for the national network of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales.
Supporting people with learning disabilities, their families, carers and professionals affected by trauma and abuse.
- The Calm Zone
A helpline for men under 25 years old.
- Brook Advisory
Free confidential sex advice and contraception for young people.
Call anonymously with information about crime.
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
- The Roofie Foundation
The Roofie Foundation is Britain’s (and Europe’s) only agency dealing with the issues surrounding Drug Facilitated Sexual Abuse (DFSA) through drink spiking.
- The Poppy Project
The POPPY Project was set up in 2003. It is funded by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform (reporting to the Ministry of Justice) to provide accommodation and support to women who have been trafficked into prostitution. It has 35 bed spaces in houses throughout London.
- Counselling Directory
This is a very informative, comprehensive guide to counselling as well as a search directory.
Information on Rape and Sexual Offences
- Drug Watch
DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.
- Male Survivor
Overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men.
- The Survivors Trust
Supporting specialist services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
- World Health Organisation
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system