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Useful links

Useful links and information for survivors of rape, assault and abuse:

Horizon Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)
horizonsarc.org.uk  0808 168 5698 (lines open 24/7)
Many survivors are referred to RSVP services by Horizon, they can offer medical examinations for forensic evidence if an assault has happened in the last 10 days.

West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS)

www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/patients-public/children-and-young-people/services-parent-portal/paediatric-sexual-assault-service/

0800 953 4133 (lines open 24/7)
A 24/7 ‘one-stop’ open service to anyone up to the age of 17 who has been the victim of rape, sexual violence and/or sexual abuse. They can offer medical examinations for forensic evidence if an assault has happened in the last 10 days.

Umbrella
umbrellahealth.co.uk  0121 237 5700
Free sexual health services in Birmingham and Solihull, including walk-in centres where no appointment is needed.

Nina Burrowes
ninaburrowes.com
Nina is a psychologist specialising in sexual abuse. You’ll find a number of free videos that explore the psychology of sexual violence to help survivors better understand their abuse.

GINA
gina.uk.com
A social enterprise who, amongst other activities, organise a free running group for survivors.

RSVP support survivors in Birmingham and Solihull. If you live outside these areas, there is other support available:

Black Country Women’s Aid (formerly called Sandwell Women’s Aid)
sandwellwomensaid.co.uk 0845 055 9597
for adults and children across the Black Country

Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC)
crasac.org.uk 024 76 277772
for adults and children in Coventry

Axis Counselling – Shropshire
axiscounselling.org.uk 01743 357777
for adults and children from the age of 11 in Shropshire

EMERGE – Stafford
01785 225991
for adults in Stafford

ROSA – Rugby
rosasupport.org 01788 551151
for adults and children in Rugby

The Survivors Trust
thesurvivorstrust.org
RSVP are member of this national network of sexual violence support agencies. You can find a list of organisations covering the whole of the UK and Ireland.