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Advocacy Counselling Helpline

We are here for 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

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. You can reach us through our freephone, text, email and face to face support services.

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Our Services

You can reach us through our helpline, text and email services and we also provide advocacy and counselling services.

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Thank you SARSVL. My friend has told me she noticed a positive change in me and I told her you lovely ladies at SARSVL have been a big factor in that change. Without your care SARSVL I could have gone to a very different place.

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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 available at these times

Support Us

Helpline Volunteers answer calls and help administer the day to day running of the helpline. The main activity is answering calls, e-mails, text messages and conducting face to face support for women who have suffered any
form of sexual violence at any point in their lives.

Volunteer

Latest News

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

A day in the life of an ISVA at SARSVL

    What inspired you to become an ISVA?   AB: – I have been engaged with the violence against women’s movement for many years and spent several years supporting women on a Rape Crisis helpline. I have always been concerned about the way many women who choose to report sexual violence to the police

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Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen within our Counselling Service which would allow a qualified and experienced Counsellor/Psychotherapist to contribute to the steering and development of a specialist Counselling Service for adult female survivors of rape and sexual violence.   The Sub Group meets on a monthly basis with the Counselling Service Co-Ordinator to discuss matters relating

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Counselling Service: One Year On

It’s been one year since the launch of SARSVL’s Counselling Service! Female survivors in Leeds are able to request specialist counselling to support their mental health following rape and sexual violence. SARSVL is pleased to offer this in addition to our Helpline Service and Advocacy Service. At present, we are the only organisation in Leeds

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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.