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ARCH North East

Men and women

22 Hoylake Road, Saltersgill, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS4 3JL

Area: North East

 

Helpline: 01642 822331

 

Helpline Opening Hours:

Monday & Friday 8.30am–4.00pm, Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am–7.00pm

Email: admin@archnortheast.org

Web: http://www.archnortheast.org

 

Phone Number(s)

Office line: 01642 822335

SERVICES

Established in 1997, Arch North East is the specialist provider of sexual violence services across Teesside. We offer support to victim/survivors of rape and close sexual violence aged 14 years and over and family members who may have been impacted by the abuse.

We provide;

• Therapeutic support, through a specialist trained counselling team
• Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs) providing criminal justice advocacy if you have reported or are thinking about reporting the incident to the police.
• Life Enhancement Skills Advisor (LESA) providing practical support across a range of issues this can include but is not limited to; Housing, education, employment, finance, relationships & confidence building.
• The Arch Way project supporting anyone aged 18 and over involved in or exploited through sex work/prostitution that has experienced sexual violence
Referral is via our online referral form on www.archnortheast.org

We operate a women and girls only space every Friday and offer a choice of female or male worker.

We are open until 7pm 3 days a week (Tue-Thur).

Areas covered for counselling: TS1, TS2(part), TS3, TS4, TS5, TS6(part), TS7, TS8, TS9(part).
Areas covered for ISVA/LESA: All of above plus Billingham, Hartlepool & Stockton.

Darlington & Co Durham Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (RSACC)

Women and girls only

PO BOX 106, Darlington, Co Durham, DL3 7YS

Area: North East

 

Helpline: 01325 369933

 

Helpline Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday evenings 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Email: rsacc.dton@gmail.com

Web: http://www.rsacc-thecentre.org.uk

 

Phone Number(s)

Office line: 01325 354119

SERVICES

Services provided at RSACC Premises in Darlington:
Counselling: 20 weeks of face to face counselling based on the person-centred model

Outreach counselling: offered in Durham city centre, Durham University and Chester-le-Street, in order to ensure services are accessible to all women.

Evening helpline: Mon-Thurs 18.30-21.00

SELFIE: Preventative programme for young people delivered in schools and community based settings.

ISVA: Practical support for those who have reported or require more information around the Criminal Justice Process.
ISVA email: jaye@rsacc-thecentre.org.uk

Recovery Toolkit: a facilitated group programme based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

Mindfulness Group: focusing on developing mindfulness skills.

OTHER INFORMATION

External Training: bespoke packages for agencies on various topics relating to sexual violence.

SELFIE and contract counselling in the SARC and Durham University.

EVA Women’s Aid

Women and girls only

86 High Street, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 3DL

Area: North East

 

Helpline: 01642 490677

 

Helpline Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Email: info@eva.org.uk

Web: http://www.evawomensaid.org.uk

 

Phone Number(s)

Office line: 01642 490677

SERVICES

Covers postcodes: TS10, TS6, TS11, TS14, TS12

Providing free, confidential and non-judgmental specialist support services for women and children who have been affected by any form of domestic abuse or sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Supported Housing, IDVA, ISVA, Adult Counselling, Children and young people’s services, Awareness Raising, Freedom and other programmes, Information/ advice services, support groups, specialist information surgeries, drop ins.

Outreach provided to Male ISVA clients

OTHER INFORMATION

Volunteering opportunities

Northumberland Rape Crisis, Grace

Women and girls only

TRCC, PO Box 1320, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 5DX

Area: North East

 

Helpline: 0800 035 2794

 

Helpline Opening Hours:

6pm - 8.30pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11am - 2pm Fridays

Email: enquiries@rctn.org.uk

Web: http://www.gracenrc.org.uk

 

Phone Number(s)

Office line: 0191 222 0272

SERVICES

Grace provides a Practical and Emotional support service to women and girls in Northumberland over 13 years of age who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. Our aim is to provide counselling at as many different venues as possible and we currently have counselling bases in Alnwick, Berwick, Blyth, Hexham, Morpeth and Cramlington.

OTHER INFORMATION

Training offered:
Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Working with Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault
Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence (two-day course)

The website contains a general information leaflet and
more than a dozen links to relevant local and national agencies.

Volunteering opportunities, supporters' scheme, talks and visits also offered.

Please note: we do not offer counselling placements.

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

Women and girls only

PO Box 1320, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE99 5DX

Area: North East

 

Helpline: 0800 035 2794 or emailsupport@rctn.org.uk

 

Helpline Opening Hours:

6pm - 8.30pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11am - 2pm Fridays

Email: enquiries@rctn.org.uk

Web: http://www.rctn.org.uk

 

Phone Number(s)

Office line: 0191 222 0272

SERVICES

A free and confidential service for women and girls aged 13 and over who have experienced adult rape/sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse who live, work or study in Tyneside and Northumberland.

Counselling is offered from the main base in Newcastle City Centre and outreach bases in South Shields, Whitley Bay, Gateshead and Elswick. For further information contact the centre.

Services provided:
Counselling
Practical and Emotional support
Group Work
Helpline and email support

Email support at emailsupport@rctn.org.uk
Emails are answered Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 6pm-8:30pm and Fridays 11am – 2pm.

OTHER INFORMATION

Volunteer opportunities
In-house and bespoke training

Training offered:
• Practice Issues and Self Care for Counsellors working with Sexual Violence
• Practice Issues and Self Care for non-counselling staff working with Sexual Violence
• Understanding Self Harm
• Working Creatively in a Therapeutic Environment
• Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence
• Working with People who have a Learning Disability who have experienced Sexual Violence
• Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
• Working with Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault