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Advocacy Counselling Helpline

Make a Referral

You can self refer to our Counselling and Advocacy Service, please see below.

SARSVL can provide a safe space for you to talk about how rape or sexual violence has affected you and we can help you to explore your options. We offer a specialist Counselling Service and also an Advocacy Service which means support through the court process with our ISVAs (Independent Sexual Violence Advocates).

If you would like emotional support you can contact our Helpline Service find out more here.

This is not a crisis service, if you are in immediate danger please dial 999.

Advocacy Service

Our Advocacy Service supports survivors (16+) to access information and services including supporting survivors through the criminal justice system. Download our information pack about the Advocacy Service here.

Self Refer online here

Download an Advocacy Self Referral Form here

Find out more about our Advocacy Service here

If you have difficulties in downloading or accessing this information please feel free to contact advocacy@sarsvl.org.uk or call the office on 0113 243 9102.

Counselling Service

Our Counselling Service offers a range of holistic therapeutic support services to survivors (18+).

The Counselling Team at SARSVL is very sorry but we have to close our waiting list until September 2021. This is because our waiting list is very long and we have a very high number of referrals and only a small team of counsellors.

If you were hoping to refer yourself today, please visit this page and let us know there. You can also find out more about our service at that page.

External Agencies

If you are referring a service user to our Advocacy Service please visit this page.

If you would like to refer a service user to our Counselling Service please contact us directly to discuss this – counselling@sarsvl.org.uk or call the office on 0113 243 9102.

Call our helpline free on
0808 802 3344

Your call should be answered immediately during our helpline 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.