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Advocacy Counselling Helpline

SARSVL is the dedicated Rape Crisis Centre for all women and girls in Leeds affected by rape and sexual violence.

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 an independent feminist organisation offering a women only safe space and specialist support for any 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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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.

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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

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Just One Day – 15 May 2020

The date for Just One Day for this Mayoral Year is Friday 15 May 2020 and this year’s Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eileen Taylor, has chosen us – Support After Rape and Sexual Violence, Leeds – as her charity. If you would like to take part in Just One Day you can find out

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years of Leeds Rape Crisis

2020 marks our tenth year of delivering specialist rape crisis services to women and girls in Leeds. Councillor Eileen Taylor selected SARSVL as her Chosen Charity for her year in office as Lord Mayor of Leeds. We invite you to join us for a celebration of our first decade as we look to the future to

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Thursday, February 6th, 2020

We are Recruiting: Volunteer Complementary Therapist

                            We are looking for a Volunteer Complementary Therapist, Massage Therapist or Body Therapist to support women who are accessing our Counselling service in recovery from sexual violence. To apply for the role you will be: Qualified and accredited/ registered Complementary Therapist,

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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.