Specialist Resources – Sheffield & Surrounding Area

Name of Service


Contact details

South Yorkshire Police


 Emergency 999, non-emergency 101

Hackenthorpe Lodge SARC

Sexual Assault Reporting Centre offers a range of support services (including medical examination if requested) to anyone aged 16 or over, living within the South Yorkshire area, who has experienced sexual abuse or sexual violence, either recently or in the past.

Tel. 0330 223 0938 (Weekdays,9am - 5pm) 24/7 Helpline 0330 223 0099
Email. hackenthorpelodge.sarc@nhs.net
Hackenthorpe Lodge, 126 Occupation Lane Sheffield S12 4PQ

Sheffield Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling ServiceSheffield (SRASACS)

Offers confidential Helpline support as well as counselling and advice on giving support to others who have been raped or sexually abused.

SRASAC also offers practical help and emotional support from their Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA).

Tel. no 0808 802 0013. http://www.sheffieldrapecrisis.org.uk

Saffron: Sheffield Women's Counselling and Therapy Service

A specialist service providing free, confidential counselling and therapy services for women in Sheffield who have experienced abuse or trauma.

Self-referrals on

Tel. no: 0114 275 2157

Mob.: 07742 533 603, Email: office@saffronsheffield.org.uk

or contact via website: 


Eva Women’s Services

A service provided through VIDA Sheffield, offers therapeutic services for women and girls affected by domestic and sexual abuse and trauma.

Tel. 0114 275 0101

Sheffield Domestic Abuse Support Service - IDAS

Providing impartial advice and support to victims of domestic abuse and working in partnership with multiple agencies with the aim of increasing safety.


Support available includes:

- Advice and Service planning

- Advocacy

- One to One support

- Support and accompaniment at court

- Sanctuary scheme (home security)

- Support programmes and groups

Call the SHEFFIELD Helpline on


0808 808 2241 FREE (Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm, Saturday – 9:00am – 5:00pm, not open bank holidays)








Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service (RothACS)

A service providing specialist therapeutic counselling support since 2005 to survivors of sexual, physical or mental abuse and violence who are living or working in Rotherham.

Tel. no 01709 835482, 


Rotherham Rise

Provides help and support for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation

Tel. 0330 2020571

Barnsley Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Service (BSARCS)

A specialist provider of services to survivors of sexual violence, offering support to women and men. Services include counselling, advocacy and a helpline.

Anonymous text: 07786 20 90 70 and email: support@bsarcs.org ,


Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (DRASACS)

An independent charity that has been helping victims of sexual violence through provision of counselling and advocacy service

Tel. no 01302 360421, 


Doncaster Domestic Abuse Service

Domestic Abuse partnership made up of services such as the Council, Police, Doncaster Children's Services Trust, NHS, schools, and charities. Provides a range of services for anyone affected by domestic abuse, and also for professionals working with families.

Tel. 0800 4701 505


Sheena Amos Youth Trust

The Sheena Amos Youth Trust is a registered independent charity (no. 1076951) which has been running in Sheffield since 1999. We are a sexual health charity working with young people up to the age of 25, in particular those who are most vulnerable or marginalised. Projects include:

  • Fruitbowl

For LGBT young people under the age of 18, run a twice a week social and support group offering activities and opportunities to help to support young people’s identity and peer support networks.

  • Off the Scene

For LGBT young people aged 18 and up to 25 years, offer a safe and supportive group where young people can learn, grow and support each other.There are opportunities to get information and support about issues such as housing and education options, as well as social activities and the chance to meet other LGBT young adults

  • Trans*formers

For Trans* young people, run a supportive group once every two weeks.


Call 0114 241 2728 or email


Call 0114 241 2728 or email harriet@sayouthtrust.org.uk

Trans Bare All (TBA)

TBA works with the Trans community, helping people accept their bodies and live more fulfilling lives. We run events to explore and discuss three main topics:

  • Sex and Intimacy
  • Body Positivity
  • Sexual Health




Specialist Resources – National Organisations

Name of Service


Contact details

The Survivors Trust (TST)

A UK-wide national umbrella agency for 130 specialist organisations for support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland.


Rape Crisis

A national charity and the umbrella body for our network of independent member Rape Crisis Centres. Rape Crisis Helpline provides confidential support and/or information about nearest services.

Daily 12:00PM – 2:30PM and 7:00PM to 9:30PM


Tel. 0808 802 9999

Survivors UK Helpline

For adult men (18 and over) who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or adult sexual assault / rape

Tel. 0845 122 1201



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