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Advocacy Counselling Helpline

We are here for 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

As the Rape Crisis Centre for Leeds we are a feminist organisation supporting women and girls who have been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives.

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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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“You’re all amazing, you never judge me, you listen and you give me time and space and that’s all I need… thank you for picking up the phone today.”

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Helpline Opening Hours

Mondays 6pm to 8pm*
Tuesdays 8pm to 11pm
Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm*
Thursdays 8pm to 11pm
Fridays 6pm to 8pm
Sundays 2pm to 5pm*

*Face to face emotional support sessions in our women only city centre space are also available at these times

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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Latest News

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Come and Work At SARSVL!

Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA) – £17,091 p.a. (actual) 21 hours per week The primary purpose of this role is to deliver a pro-active SARSVL ISVA service to adult women who have experienced sexual violence within, and outside of the criminal justice system. The service is dynamic and responsive to service users and the external

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Monday, February 5th, 2018

Poetry from a Service User #itsNOTok

One of our service users has written poetry about her experience of rape and sexual violence. We’re sharing this here in response to Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week (5-11 February 2018). Find out more about that, and the #ITSNOTOK campaign here. Scroll down to read the poems as follows: From #metoo You On

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Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Helpline Volunteer Recruitment – Spring 2018 now open! We’re recruiting our next round of Helpline Volunteers!

Our helpline is a much needed service offering support to women and girls who have been affected by rape or sexual violence at any time in their lives. Firstly, please check the dates and times of the Selection Day and training course (see below) which takes place in our Leeds city centre premises. If you can’t make

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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.