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Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service (BRC&SASS)
Monday morning, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon, Wednesday and Thursday evening
Women and girls only
Helpline: a woman who will listen, provide emotional support and useful information.
Counselling & art therapy: free and confidential with no pre-set limits on the number of sessions.
ISVA service: advocacy and emotional support throughout the criminal justice system.
Advocacy & Support service for refugee & asylum seeking women who have experienced sexual violence.
Jyoti services: specialist services for BAME women and girls delivered by BAME women.
Shared support groups
Young women & girls groups
Courses: Mindfulness & Self- esteem/Assertiveness
HMP New Hall Counselling & Art Therapy Service
Counselling service at Bevan Healthcare
Kirklees & Calderdale Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (KCRASACC)
Our Helpline is open for a limited time every week day Monday to Friday. Our Male Helpline Service is available on Friday evenings
Women and Men, Young People 13+, Children 10+
- Face to face/online counselling
- Emotional support
- Pre-trial therapy
- ISVA Service
- ChISVA service for 10yrs+
- Text support
- Group support
All of these services are for women and men over the age of 13 who live in the Kirklees and Calderdale area who have experienced sexual abuse or domestic abuse.
Women-only space is provided.
Kirklees North and South and Calderdale
Leeds - Support After Rape and Sexual Violence (SARSVL)
Opening hours: Mondays - 12.00pm-2.00pm, Tuesdays - 8.00pm-10.00pm, Wednesday - 6.00pm-8.00pm, Thursdays - 2.00pm-4.00pm Sundays - 6.30pm-8.30pm. Any changes to these opening hours can by found by clicking 'view more details'
Women and girls
Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL) provides free, independent and confidential specialist support services to women and girls in Leeds whose lives have been affected by sexual violence and abuse of any kind, at any time. All our services are underpinned by our feminist rationale, which recognises that sexual violence, as a form of violence against women and girls, is both a cause and consequence of gender inequality. We actively tackle sexual violence against women and girls by providing specialist support services, in a women-only safe space, designed to meet the needs of women and girls, by raising awareness and understanding of sexual violence, and by providing specialist training to other agencies.
Our three specialist frontline services are:
Currently open 5 days a week including Sundays, our Helpline provides specialist, confidential, non-judgemental listening and emotional support. Women and girls of any age affected by sexual violence and abuse of any kind, and at any time, can contact us via telephone, text (SMS) and email with trained volunteers.
If there are any changes to these opening hours you can find the most up to date information here
SARSVL’s Advocacy Service works with women who have been affected by sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives. Our trained Independent Sexual Violence Advocates (ISVAs) offer specialist information and advocacy to women around reporting to the police and support throughout the criminal justice process and beyond. Our ISVAs provide emotional and practical support to women aged 16+ both within and outside of the Criminal Justice System, empowering and helping them to regain control of their lives, make informed choices and access other support and services they may need. The service is independent, free and confidential to women regardless of whether or not they've reported to the police.
Our Counselling Service offers specialist one-to-one long-term counselling, pre-trial therapy for women going through the criminal justice system, short-term counselling with a focus on self-care, psychoeducation and stabilisation, and wellbeing sessions. We also offer Complementary Therapies (reflexology, aromatherapy and massage), Art Therapy and run a peer support group for women who have completed engagement with our Counselling Service.
Leeds Metropolitan area
Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (SRASAC)
Monday 10am - 12 noon, Tuesday 1pm - 3pm and 6pm - 8pm, and Thursday 1pm - 3pm
Women and Men
We offer free and confidential support to anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse at any times in their lives.
Our ISVAs offer a free and confidential specialist service providing practical help and emotional support to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted at any time in their lives, whether or not they have chosen to report to the police.
Our counselling service offers support to all survivors who are aged 13+. Once referred and registered for our service, you will be invited for an assessment session before moving onto our waiting list for one-to-one counselling sessions.