Helpline, Advocacy, Counselling.
Working with women and girls who have been affected by rape, childhood sexual abuse or sexual violence at any time in their lives. We 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.
Our Helpline offers emotional support to women and girls of any age by telephone, text and email during our opening times with face-to-face appointments during our Sunday, Monday and Wednesday helpline opening hours in our Leeds City Centre premises. There is an interpreting service attached to the Face to Face appointments in a variety of languages common in Leeds, find out more about accessing that here.
Our Advocacy service works with women aged 16 and over who have been affected by rape or sexual violence at any time in their lives, to help them to regain control of their lives, make informed choices about issues affecting them, and access the support that they may need. More about SARSVL Advocacy Service here.
We offer a specialist Counselling service to support women aged 18 and over who have experienced sexual violence of any kind and any point in their lives. All our Counsellors are trained and experienced in working with trauma as a consequence of sexual violence. We offer one-to-one and group counselling in a woman only space. More about SARSVL Counselling Service here.