Survivors of rape and sexual abuse
Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS)
PARCS provides free specialist support, counselling and psychotherapy to survivors (aged 13+ and resident in Portsmouth and South East Hants) of sexual abuse/exploitation no matter how long ago the abuse happened. PARCS also provides counselling to survivors of domestic abuse (aged 18+).
The PARCS outreach service delivers an awareness programme aimed at reducing the incidence and impact of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.
Women’s line 023 9266 9511
Men’s line 023 9266 9516
Monday 1pm – 3pm (excl bank holidays), Wednesday & Friday 7pm – 10pm
Main Office - 023 9266 9513
Young Persons Service - 023 9266 9519
Basingstoke Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis Centre (BRASACC)
We provide support and counselling to anyone over the age of sixteen who has suffered any form of sexual abuse or assault, regardless of how long ago it took place. We will also support their partners or relatives.
01256 423 890
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7.00pm and 9.30pm.
An answer phone will take your call at other times.
Winchester RASAC: Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling
- Sexual Assault
- Childhood Sexual Abuse
- Acquaintance Rape
- Sexual Violence
- Date Rape
- Sexual Harassment
- Male Rape
- Any unwanted encounter
The Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling service (RASAC) offers a free, confidential listening and support service for women and men who have been raped and/or sexually abused at any time in their lives, or for anyone who wants to talk about the effects of any unwanted sexual encounter.
01962 871 717 or 01962 871 718
Monday: 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday Evening:
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Calls answered by men and women
Southampton Rape Crisis Service
Sun 7-10 pm,
Provides advice, information and telephone counselling to anybody who has experienced rape or sexual abuse and to relevant third parties (friends, partners, family or professionals). There is a minicom line for clients who are deaf or who have communication difficulties. At other times, if no counsellors are available to take calls, you can leave a message with admin staff or on our answer phone and a counsellor will call you back as soon as possible.
The One to One counselling service
Provides free, confidential counselling to any female or male (aged 12 or over) who is experiencing difficulties in relation to an unwanted sexual experience.
We operate a waiting list for face to face counselling but in crisis situations a counsellor can often be seen more quickly. We provide both short and long term counselling as appropriate.
Southampton Rape Crisis is an Organisational Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adheres to the BACP Ethical Framework.
The Independent Sexual Violence Advisor
The ISVA post works closely with partner agencies to provide a pro-active advocacy and practical support services to adults and young people who have experienced sexual violence including:
- Practical help for clients with keeping safe and accessing appropriate healthcare and other relevant services
- Support through the reporting process and criminal justice system for those that have decided to report to the police.
02380 338 080
Address: PO Box 119
Email us on: email@example.com
CIS’ters offers mutual support for adult females sexually abused and/or raped as children by a member of their immediate or extended family. Male survivors may ring the helpline and will be signposted to other services as appropriate.
“CIS’ters is not a therapy group: it is a group of survivors who learn, from being together, that this is not all that we are, or can be.”