Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE

The National Rape Crisis Helpline

The National Rape Crisis Helpline offers confidential support and information to women in England and Wales who have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago. Also provides immediate support to friends and family on how to support female survivors of sexual violence.

Phone: 0808 802 9999 (12–2:30pm & 7–9:30pm daily)

Visit The National Rape Crisis Helpline website

Rape Crisis Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland provides confidential support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. They can also put you in touch with local rape crisis centres.

Phone: 0808 801 03 02

Visit the Rape Crisis Scotland website

Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust provide support and signposting for women, men and children who are survivors of rape, sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse.

Phone: 0808 801 0818

Visit the Survivors Trust website

Survivors UK

Survivors UK provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused. A webchat is available: A counselling fee may apply.

Visit the Survivors UK website

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland offer online advice and information and their aim is to prevent sexual abuse and help those affected by it. Some services may be chargeable.

Helpline: 0808 1000 900

Visit the Stop It Now site

NEXUS NI

NEXUS NI offer counselling to victims of rape, sexual violence and sexual abuse across Northern Ireland aged 16 and over.

Phone: 028 9032 6803

Visit the NEXUS NI website

Pace

Pace (Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation) works alongside parents and carers of children who are – or are at risk of being – sexually exploited.

Phone:0113 240 5226

Visit the Pace website

Victim Support

Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.

Phone: 0808 16 89 111 (weekdays 8pm-8am; weekends 24 hour service)

Visit the Victim Support website

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Scotland.

Phone: 0345 603 9213

Visit the Victim Support Scotland website

Victim Support NI

Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland.

Phone: 028 9024 3133

Visit the Victim Support NI website

Samaritans

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Phone: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Visit the Samaritans website

SEXTING AND ONLINE ABUSE

ChildLine

ChildLine is a free, 24-hour confidential helpline for children and young people who need to talk.

Phone: 0800 1111

Visit the ChildLine website

The National Crime Agency's CEOP Command

CEOP Command is a national police agency tackling child sexual exploitation and abuse. If you are worried about someone’s sexual behaviour towards a child online, you can report this via the ClickCEOP button available on many websites.

Visit the CEOP COmmand website

The Internet Watch Foundation

The Internet Watch Foundation provides reporting facilities for criminal online content, including child sexual abuse images and criminally obscene adult content.

Visit the Internet Watch Foundation site

The Mix

The Mix provide non-judgmental support and information for young people under 25 on everything from sex and exam stress to debt and drugs and self harm.

Phone: 0808 808 4994

Visit The Mix website

Get Safe Online

Get Safe Online offers unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety, including advice for parents about safeguarding children online.

Visit the Get Safe Online site

UK Safer Internet Centre

UK Safer Internet Centre provides e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet.

Visit the UK Safer Internet Centre website