Helplines

FOR MEN

 

Mankind

Provides one-to-one counselling, therapeutic groups and couple counselling to men (age 18+) who have experienced sexual abuse at any time in their lives.

http://mkcharity.org

 

SurvivorsUK Helpline Web Chat

Web Chat

(Monday – Friday 10.30 – 21:00; Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00)

National Web  chat service for men who have experienced sexual abuse either as a child or an adult and allows you to have a confidential one-to-one chat with one of our trained helpliners.

Text: 020 3322 1860

Whatsapp: 07491 816 064

Website: www.survivorsuk.org

 

FOR WOMEN

 

Rape Crisis England and Wales

Freephone 0808 802 9999

12 noon – 2.30pm and 7 – 9.30pm every day of the year

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a feminist organisation that exists to promote the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence.

Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

 

FOR ALL

 

Safeline

Male Helpline: 0808 800 5005

General Helpline: 0808 800 5008

Text Helpline and Online Advisors: 07860 027573

Monday 10am – 4pm|Tuesday 8am – 8pm|Wednesday 10am – 4pm|Thursday 8am – 8pm|Friday 10am – 4pm|Saturday 10am – 12 noon

Safeline is a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery.

Website: www.safeline.org.uk

 

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Call 0808 801 0331 free from all landlines and mobiles

Monday – Thursday 10:00-21:00 and Friday 10:00-18:00

NAPAC provides a national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.

Website: www.napac.org.uk

 

SupportLine

Helpline: 01708 765200

Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.

Website: www.supportline.org.uk

 

Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA)

http://havoca.org

Information and support for adults affected by childhood abuse, including an online support forum.

 

The Lantern Project

http://lanternproject.org.uk

Help and support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, including an online forum.

 

Lifecentre

0808 802 0808 (freephone)

07717 989 022 (textline)

http://lifecentre.uk.com

Support for survivors of sexual abuse and anyone supporting them, including a helpline, text support and email counselling.

 

ADVOCACY

 

One in Four

http://oneinfour.org.uk

Advocacy service, counselling service (available over Skype and in several languages) and information for people who have experienced sexual abuse.

 

The Survivors Trust

08088 010 818

http://thesurvivorstrust.org

Lists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).