Specialist Resources – Sheffield & Surrounding Area

·       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. Hackenthorpe Lodge  
·       Sheffield Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Service Sheffield (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).Telephone 0808 802 0013. Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre  
·       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. Saffron | Sheffield Women's Counselling and Therapy Service 
·       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 .Vida Sheffield 
·       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). IDAS and Sheffield DACT  


·       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. Telephone 01709 835482 Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service


·       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 .  BSARCS  
·       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. Telephone 01302 360421.  Doncaster Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Service 
·       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. Telephone 0800 4701 505 email  helpline@riverside.org.uk
·       Sheena Amos Youth Trust  a charity providing emotional wellbeing support for LGBT+ young people in Sheffield. LGBT Support Sheffield Sheena Amos Youth Trust SAYiT 
·       Trans Bare All (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 and Sexual Health Projects | TransBareAll 


Specialist National organisations


·       Women’s Aid support, advice, information for women experiencing relationship abuse. It includes information that can help you to recognise if you, or someone you know, are in an abusive relationship. Women's Aid (womensaid.org.uk) 
·       Women’s Aid The Survivor’s Handbook a practical support and information guide for women experiencing domestic abuse. The Survivor's Handbook - Womens Aid 
·       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. Helpline Telephone 0808 802 9999 Daily 12:00PM – 2:30PM and 7:00PM to 9:30PM - Rape Crisis England & Wales 
·       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. The Survivors Trust 
·       Rights of Women legal information on a range of issues including injunctions and navigating the Criminal Justice System. Violence against women - Rights of Women 
·       Refuge The Freephone 24 hr National Domestic Abuse Helpline provides support, help and information to women experiencing domestic violence. Freephone 0808 2000 247.  Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline 
·       Citizens Advice information on domestic abuse and the law. Domestic abuse - Citizens Advice 
·       Galop - National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline provides specialist support for LGBT people who have experienced abuse, including sexual violence within a relationship. Telephone 0800 999 5428. Galop 
·       Survivors UK Helpline For adult men (18 and over) who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or adult sexual assault / rape. Tel. 0845 122 1201. SurvivorsUK 
·       Respect – Men’s Advice Line provides a support, information and helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. Telephone 0808 801 0327.  Men's Advice Line UK 
·       National Stalking Helpline offering advice for victims of stalking. Telephone 0808 802 0300. Suzy Lamplugh Trust 

Sexual Harassment


·       Victim Support information, advice and support about sexual harassment. Sexual harassment - Victim Support 


·       TUC guidance and advice for staff who have experienced workplace harassment and discrimination. TUC: Trades Union Congress 


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