Get me out of here
A Non-Profit Organization for Child Abuse Survivors Learning to Thrive

General Help and Support

Survivors of Sexual Abuse Anonymous (SOSAA)

www.sosaa.org.uk/

Supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse using 12 step meetings.

tel: 07956 013 455

email: natalie@sosaa.org.uk

 

NAPAC (The National Association for People Abused in Childhood)

42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH

tel: 0208 313 9460

helpline: 0800 085 3330 (Mon-Fri, 10.30-3pm)

email: via website (see below)

web: http://www.napac.org.uk

NAPAC is the only national freephone helpline for men or women who are adult survivors of any kind of childhood abuse. Staffed by people with an in-depth understanding of the effects of abuse, you can contact them just to get things off your chest, discuss action you might want to take or to tap into their expertise on resources locally and nationally.

 

Rape Crisis England and Wales

email: info@rapecrisis.org.uk

web: http://www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Lists local organisations throughout England and Wales with contact details, services offered and opening times.

 

Rape Crisis Federation Scotland

First Floor, 93 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6LD

email: info@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

web: http://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Offers a useful pack of information, also available in community languages, such as Cantonese, Punjabi and Urdu as well as contacts with specialist health organisations. Has some information on rape and abuse for those working as prostitutes.

 

HAVOCA (Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse)

Cobblestones, Moorside Lane, Falfield, Wootton Under Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DJ

email: friend@havoca.org (for confidential support)

email: info@havoca.org (for general enquiries)

web: http://www.havoca.org

Provides information to any adult who is suffering from past childhood abuse. Useful website, including survivor’s forum.

 

Safeline

King Tom House, 39b High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AX

Helpline: 0808 800 5005 (Mon, Wed and Fri 7-10pm; Tues and Thurs 7.30-9.30pm)

email: safeline@bigfoot.com

web: http://www.safelinewarwick.co.uk

Offers support and information nationwide, by telephone, for people who have been sexually abused in childhood. Those in the Warwickshire and Coventry area can also arrange one-to-one counselling, befriending and support groups.

 

RASAC

Rape and Sexual abuse counselling for me and women who have suffered rape or sexual abuse at any time in their life. Free and confidential listening, support and information service, face to face counselling service

 

Women’s Helpline (answered only by women)

0196 284 8024 (Mon, 11.30am -1.30pm, Tues and Thurs, 7-9.30pm)

 

Men’s Helpline (answered by men and women)

0196 284 8027 (Mon, 11.30am -1.30pm, Tues and Thurs, 7 – 9.30pm)

http://www.rasac.org.uk

 

STOP IT NOW

Free phone 0808 100 0900

Help line aimed at adults who have abused or are thinking of abusing a child, family and friends of abusers and parents of children and young people with worrying sexual behaviour.

http://www.stopitnow.org.uk

 

Black Women’s Rape Action Project

Crossroads Women’s Centre, 230a Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2AB

helpline: 0207 482 2496 (Mon to Fri, 1.30-4pm)

fax: 0207 209 4761

email: bwrap@dircon.co.uk

web: http://www.womenagainstrape.net

Offers practical support and counselling to black and immigrant women and other women of colour, including asylum seekers. Serves London. Centre opening hours: Tues and Wed 12-4pm, Thurs 5-7pm.

 

Breaking Free

Marshall House, 124 Middleton Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 6RW

helpline: 0845 108 0055 (answering machine updated weekly; minicom by arrangement)

email: breakingfreecharity@hotmail.com

Primarily supporting adult female survivors of childhood sexual abuse, offering individual support and counselling, group support sessions, support via letter and a quarterly newsletter. Acts as an information and signposting agency for male/female survivors, friends, relatives and other professional agencies.

 

Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre

PO Box 20, Oxford, OX2 6GB

helpline: 0186 572 6295 (Mon and Thurs, 6.30-9pm and Sun, 6-8.30pm)

Supports female survivors of rape, sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual harassment. Takes calls from all areas of the UK.