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Advocacy Counselling Helpline

We are here for all women and girls
in Leeds affected by rape and
sexual violence at any time in their lives. Almost half of the women we support are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Call us free on
0808 802 3344

Your call should be answered immediately during our opening times, unless we’re on another call. If we’re closed or on another call you can leave us a message and we’ll call you back.

What
We Do

We are a feminist organisation offering a women only safe space for women and girls in Leeds who have been affected by sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives and need our support. Nearly half the survivors we speak to are adult survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). We are trans inclusive.

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Our Services

You can reach us through our freephone, text, email and face to face listening support services, and we also provide advocacy and counselling services.

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“Honestly, I cannot express how much this charity saved me, saved my job, my relationship and helped me back on a road of self belief.”

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Helpline

Call us free and confidentially on 0808 802 3344

Mondays 6pm to 8pm*
Tuesdays 8pm to 11pm
Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm*
Thursdays 8pm to 11pm
Fridays 6pm to 8pm
Sundays 2pm to 5pm*
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*Face to face emotional support sessions also available

 

Volunteer

There are a number of ways you can support us through volunteering – become a helpline volunteer answering calls and adminstering the day to day running of the helpline, or behind the scenes through governance, admin, marketing and fundraising.

Volunteer

Make time for self care

Self-care tips on how to take time out when affected by media coverage of sexual violence.

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What to do after rape

Your next steps and choices. There is no time limit on which to report a rape or sexual assault to the police.

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Need an interpreter?

How our services can be accessed by women who require an interpreter.

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Latest News

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Light up Civic Hall for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Come and join us in Millennium Square on Friday 8th February 5.30pm – 6.30pm as we see the Civic Hall illuminated in purple to mark Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2019. Bring along glow sticks, neon clothing and anything else to add light to the night. Just swing by before your night out or

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Thursday, February 7th, 2019

In Advocacy Service News…

Our specialist advocacy service provides support to women who are considering reporting to the police or are already in the criminal justice system with a trained and experienced ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advocate) to provide practical and emotional support throughout the process. There have been 187  reported cases of rape of women aged 16-17 in

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Expansion to our ISVA Service

Due to increasing demand for our Advocacy service, our team of Independent Sexual Violence Advocates (ISVAs) will now be extending their support to 16 and 17 year old women who are either wanting to discuss reporting to the police, or who have already reported. Our ISVA service has been active since Spring 2015, providing support to

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Call us free on
0808 802 3344

Your call should be answered immediately during our opening times, unless we’re on another call. If we’re closed or on another call you can leave us a message and we’ll call you back.