Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment
Telephone: 01622 726461 Email: email@example.com
East Kent Rape Crisis Centre: Crisis Helpline: 0800 4582818, 18:30 to 21:30 Monday-Friday.
Sexual Violence Advisory Service: If you are undecided about reporting, you can speak to a member of our Sexual Violence Advisory team, who will be able to answer more specific questions for you. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Kent Rape Crisis can also provide a specialist student Independent Sexual Violence Adviser service for specific practical and emotional support. Call 01227 826 900 or email email@example.com. Counselling: 01227 451753. Referrals can be taken Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00.
Family Matters: Family Matters provide Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) service where information, help and support can be provided even if you have not reported to the police. Assistance is offered to help you through the criminal justice system, from reporting to police through to trial at court. For information, contact the admin office on 01474 536661 and select, option two for the ISVA office. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Survivors Trust: Offers resources and links to services, as well as guidance for those supporting survivors.
National Ugly Mugs: National organisation offering access to justice and protection for sex workers.
Email: email@example.com. Telephone: 0161 629 9861
Image Based Sexual Abuse
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 0345 6000 459
SPITE: Free legal advice to victims-survivors of revenge porn.
Telephone: 0808 802 0300
Protection Against Stalking: Kent based support for victims of stalking and harassment, through provision of information, advice, risk identification and safety planning.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
Refuge: Offers support to women subjected to different forms of gender based violence, including access to a refuge or ‘safe house’ for women and children escaping domestic abuse.
Rising Sun Domestic Violence and Abuse Service:
Rising Sun Domestic Violence & Abuse Service supports women and children affected by domestic abuse in Canterbury and East Kent. We support our users through every step of removing abuse from their lives and improving their safety.
Culturally Specific Services
Telephone: 020 8539 0427
Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation: Offers advice to women subjected to ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation, and domestic abuse in Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Turkish and English
Telephone: Mon to Fri 9.30-5.30: 0207 920 6460
For out-of-hours emergencies call: Kurdish / Arabic/English: 07846 275246; Farsi / Dari / English: 07846 310157
Jewish Women’s Aid: Offers support to Jewish women and girls subjected to domestic abuse and sexual violence. Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 801 0500. Sexual Violence Support Line: 0808 801 0656
Karma Nirvana: Offers support to victim-survivors of ‘honour’ based abuse and forced marriage.
Telephone: 0800 5999 247 | Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Latin American Women’s Aid: Offers support and advice to Latin American and other Black and Minority Ethnic women (including Trans-women) subjected to gender-based violence in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
9:30am to 5:30pm: 0753 442 4826 (Spanish and English); 0730 830 5295 (Portuguese and English – from 2 pm to 5:30 pm)
Muslim Women’s Network Helpline: Specialist faith and culturally sensitive helpline offering information, support and guidance for those suffering from, or at risk of, abuse.
Email: email@example.com. Telephone: 07415 206936 or 0800 999 5786
Southall Black Sisters: Offers information, advice advocacy and practical help to Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women subjected to gender-based violence in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati and Urdu and can arrange interpretation in Somali and other languages.
Telephone: 0208 571 9595, Monday to Friday. 9:00am – 5:00pm
Services for LGBT+ People
Telephone: 0800 999 5428
Galop Sexual Assault Casework and Support Service: Advice and support for LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual violence.
Telephone: 020 7704 2040
Trans Survivors Switchboard: Support to Trans people, including non-binary and questioning people, who have experienced sexual violence.
Telephone: 01273 204050
Services for Men
Online support for men subjected to sexual violence.
Tel: 02035983898 (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm)
Helpline Web Chat: Monday – Friday 10.30am – 9.00pm, Saturday – Sunday 10.00am – 6.00pm
Men’s Advice Line: Helpline for men who have experienced domestic abuse.
Telephone: 0808 8010327
Services for Individuals with Disabilities
Telephone: 020 7383 0700, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DeafHope from SignHealth: Offers practical and emotional support to Deaf people subjected to domestic abuse.
Text: 07966 976749. Email: email@example.com.
Telephone: 020 3947 2600