Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors
Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors is a support group for women and men from Christian backgrounds who have been sexually abused by Ministers or Clergy, as children or as adults. They support both survivors who have remained within their Christian communities and for those who have left. Contact them by phone on 08088 01 03 40, Tuesdays from 2-5pm and Wednesdays from 6-9pm.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood is a charity that offers support, advice and guidance to adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. You can contact them on 0800 085 3330 Monday to Thursday between 10am and 9pm and Friday between 10am and 6pm.
The NEXUS Institute works across Northern Ireland to respond to the needs of adults (16+) who have experienced sexual abuse, rape and sexual violence. It provides an effective, professional counselling service for those in need. Call 028 9032 6803 (Monday, Thurs 9-5: Tuesday, Wednesday 9-9: Friday 9-4).
Survivors UK provide information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused. Contact Survivors by phone on 0845 122 1201 Monday and Tuesday evenings between 7pm and 9.30pm and Thursday afternoons between 12:00PM and 2:30PM.
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Contact Samaritans by phone on 08457 90 90 90, 24 hours a day.
New Life Counselling
New Life Counselling is a voluntary counselling organisation committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing needs of its clients through the provision of counselling and therapeutic services. New Life Counselling provides counselling services for children, young people, adults and families. Contact New Life Counselling by phone on 028 9039 1630.