Advocacy Counselling Helpline


We are the Rape Crisis Centre for Leeds.

NSS Kite Mark - approvedWe are the Rape Crisis Centre for Leeds.

We are a feminist organisation that exists to support all women and girls who have been affected by sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives. We promote their needs and rights and work towards the elimination of sexual violence. 

The following values and principles underpin all of our work and activities:

confidentiality, trust and belief, respect, feminism, empowerment, diversity of provision, responsiveness, women-only safe space, partnership working, inclusion, accessibility, empathy, woman-centred practice led by the women we support, non-judgemental

Support After Rape & Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL) is a company limited by guarantee, registered with Companies House and a Charity registered with the Charity Commission. We have a Board and a Steering Group of approximately 15 women who meet on a fortnightly basis to take forward development of the SARSVL service including:

  • Governance
  • Training
  • Premises
  • Publicity
  • Partnerships
  • Services

SARSVL is a member of the Helplines Partnership the membership body for organisations that provide helpline services in the UK and internationally.


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.