Abuse

Gives information that may help if you have experienced abuse.

Sexual abuse – support for all

Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA)

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

Lifecentre

0808 802 0808 (freephone)
07717 989 022 (textline)
lifecentre.uk.com
Support for survivors of sexual abuse and anyone supporting them, including a helpline, text support and email counselling.

One in Four

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

The Lantern Project

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

The Survivors Trust

08088 010 818
thesurvivorstrust.org
Lists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).

Sexual abuse – support for women

CIS'ters (Childhood Incest Survivors)

023 8033 8080
cisters.org.uk
Provides help and support for adult women who suffered incestuous abuse in childhood.

Rape Crisis

rapecrisis.org.uk
Information and support for anyone affected by rape and sexual violence. Includes details of local centres.

Sexual abuse – support for men

Mankind

mkcharity.org
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.

Survivors UK

020 3598 3898
020 3322 1860 (SMS)
074 9181 6064 (WhatsApp)
survivorsuk.org
Support for men who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.

Sexual abuse – support for non-abusive parents and carers of children who have been sexually abused

Mosac

0800 980 1958
mosac.org.uk
Support, advice and information for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.

Support to prevent sexual abuse of children

Lucy Faithfull Foundation

0808 1000 900
lucyfaithfull.org.uk
Offers a range of services for individuals and families looking for help, advice, support and intervention with issues relating to child sexual abuse.

Stop It Now!

0808 1000 900
stopitnow.org.uk
Confidential freephone helpline for people who are struggling with sexual thoughts and behaviours towards children, or are concerned about someone else's behaviour.

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