Advocacy Counselling Helpline


“It’s so good that there’s a service like SARSVL.”

Donations are vital to the continued running of our services.

Please donate to our Just Giving Page here.

As a guide every £1 raised via fundraising and donations could support survivors in Leeds in these ways…

£5000 pays the rent for a counselling room for a year enabling 220 sessions of specialist counselling to take place

£2500 pays the annual charge on our specialist helpline platform enabling survivors to access confidential support via free phone, email or SMS text message

£475 pays for eight face to face sessions of trauma informed therapy with a specialist qualified counsellor

£45 per hour for a survivor to access a specialist advocacy session with an interpreter

£15 towards childcare to enable a survivor to attend a face to face session

£4 for a helpline volunteer to support a survivor over one session via phone, email or SMS text message

ABOUT … Leeds Lord Mayor’s Chosen Charity
We are so delighted and honoured to have been selected as the wonderful Councillor Eileen Taylor, the Leeds Lord Mayor, Chosen Charity for 2019/2020 – this is a huge honour and incredible opportunity for us and you can find out more here and our response here.

If you would like to donate to the Lord Mayor’s Chosen Charity Just Giving Page please visit here.

Find out about Just One Day here – this annual one day event where local communities, businesses and organisations are encouraged to come together and raise awareness and support fundraising for the Lord Mayor’s charity. This year’s JOD event will take place on 15th May 2020 (or at a date to suit your organisation). You can download a Just One Day pack here.

We are dedicated to transparent, open fundraising, and are members of the Fundraising Regulator, committed to the Fundraising Promise, and if anyone has any complaints our procedure is here.

Fundraising Complaints Procedure

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Amazon Wishlist

If you would like to buy something for SARSVL we have an Amazon Wishlist, this covers items of self care or practical things that we need for our offices and can’t afford. Visit our wishlist here.

Financial Donations:

We rely entirely on donations and a small amount of grant funding to provide our vital service to the women and girls of Leeds – any financial support you can give is very welcome.

If you would like to make a donation to SARSVL please:

Send a cheque made payable to Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL) to PO Box 827, Leeds LS1 9PN

Make an on-line donation directly to SARSVL via JustGiving. Or press down hard on one of the Just Giving buttons dotted around the place! Please note SARSVL pays a service fee to Just giving and they deduct a %-age of donations to cover the costs of the platform. For more details visit their website

Give As You Live – compare prices online and a percentage of what you spend can be donated to us. Search for ‘SARSVL’  to choose us as your charity.

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Other Support:

If you can help us distribute printed materials about SARSVL around Leeds please contact us by email and we will send out a pack to you.

Become a Friend Of SARSVL

Support us to support women and girls in the Leeds area by donating time, energy and imagination via organising or participating in fundraising events. Find out more here.

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A big THANK YOU to anyone who thinks of SARSVL when the urge to get rid of some cash becomes overwhelming, this is such an enormous help to us developing and securing our much needed support service for women and girls in Leeds, but we always need more.

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.