Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
National Rape Crisis Helpline
The National Rape Crisis Helpline is accessible 365 days a year to women calling from anywhere in England and Wales who have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago, offering specialised, confidential support, information and referral details completely free of charge. The helpline is also available to provide an immediate source of support to friends and family of survivors, as well as other professionals, to understand how best to support female survivors of sexual violence.
Helpline: 0808 802 9999
Rape Crisis Scotland
Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. The helpline offers free and confidential crisis support and information. They can also put you in touch with local rape crisis centres or other services for ongoing support.
Phone: 0808 801 03 02
NEXUS NI works across Northern Ireland to respond to the needs of survivors of sexual violence aged 16 and over. They offer counselling to victims of rape, sexual violence and sexual abuse. Contact your local Nexus office by phone or email to arrange counselling or to ask for more information.
Nexus NI: 028 9032 6803
The Survivors Trust
The Survivors Trust has over 130 member agencies based in the UK and Ireland which provide specialist support for women, men and children who are survivors of rape, sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse. Contact them via email or visit their website.
Survivors UK provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Phone: 0845 122 1201
(Monday & Tuesday evenings 7pm-9.30pm; Thursday afternoons 12 noon-2:30pm)