Affected by sexual violence

This section is for people who have been affected by sexual violence. Our aim is to provide a brief overview of the basics and to help you navigate the service who can provide support. 

If you’ve been the victim of rape or sexual assault and are looking for support, then by visiting this website, you’ve already made the first step in your journey towards moving on.

Sexual violence is an issue which is still commonly misunderstood; our guides include myths and realities which look at some of the common assumptions people make about rape and sexual assault.

Sexual violence is a complex issue which impacts on the lives of victims in very different ways, but there are some common reactions, which we’ll help you to get to grips with.

Whatever point you’re at in your journey towards moving on, we want you to know that you’re not alone; there is support out there if you’d like it, and things can get better.

If by reading this information you decide that you would like our support, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on 0345 3 30 30 30 or email

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