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Whether it happened recently or a long time ago – or you're not sure what happened – we have lots of information and support that might help. You are not alone.

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Want to talk?

You can contact our 24/7 Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Line and speak to one of our specialists – at any time of the day or night.

Call free on 0808 500 2222 or go to the website to start a free online chat.

Go to the Support Line website

Looking for support services in your local area?

Your nearest Rape Crisis centre might be able to help.

Our 39 member Rape Crisis centres offer free, confidential and specialist support to victims and survivors in the local area.

This can include longer-term support, such as counselling, group work and other forms of therapies, as well as support for victims and survivors who have reported what happened to the police (or are thinking about reporting).

Find out more about centre services
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Why should you contact your local Rape Crisis centre?

Magdalena Sek, centre coordinator at Leicester Rape Crisis, explains why contacting your local centre could be an important step on your journey.

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Getting in touch can feel like a big step

But we are here for you.

If you contact our 24/7 Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Line or one of our member centres, the staff you speak to will listen to you and believe you. And they will never judge.

What to expect if you get in touch
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We have tips that can help you to remove signs of your internet activity.

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Thinking of reporting to the police?

Some people report what's happened to them to the police and some don't. It's entirely your decision.

Whatever you decide, we are here for you.

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