Helpline
Support
Service

01484 450040

We are here to listen, to believe you without judgement and can offer support and advice to victim-survivors, family members, friends and partners, as well as signposting and referring to other appropriate services.

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Counselling

  • Referrals

  • Meetings

  • Sessions

Counselling can help you explore the difficulties you may be experiencing in a non-judgemental, understanding environment. A counsellor is there to help you to discover your own inner resources and allow you to look at things in a different
way at your own pace.

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Independent
Sexual Violence
Advisor (ISVA)

An Independent Sexual Violence Advisor offers confidential advice and support to both females and males who have been the victims of sexual violence. They will help you come to terms with what has happened and explain the options
available to you.

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Our Self Help
Guides

In our Self Help Guides we have included some sections about some feelings, thoughts and behaviours that survivors of abuse experience on a regular basis, which we hope you will find helpful.

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Testimonials

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Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NAPAC: Around one in five adults has experienced childhood abuse, so chances are you know a survivor - find out more here https://t.co/ 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SafelineOrg: #mentalhealth in men: a silent crisis - Check out our latest article on men's mental health: https://t.co/r0vRPfrtir #tues 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @emdrconsult: What Does It Take for Traumatized Kids to Thrive? - https://t.co/79UKCqViFi https://t.co/aCYquEJwCN 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PhoenixSalford: #Manchester Pls retweet Police 'increasingly concerned' for #missing 16-year-old girl https://t.co/s8YZUlk7rG @Respec 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: Our #TruthProject teams will be opening up in #Bristol and #Leeds next month. Want to share your experience of #CSA? https:… 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @emdrconsult: When Emotional Trauma Is a Family Affair | Psychology Today https://t.co/JN5AvQNaPi 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @safelives_: If you're a domestic abuse practitioner, HMIC would love to hear your views. https://t.co/tmAjvYw0ST Your voice can make a… 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Scientists4EU: This is beautiful. https://t.co/zRdyDEZVvF 14 hours ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Lifecentre_uk: "Taylor Swift Spoke Up. Sexual Assault Survivors Were Listening." https://t.co/4IJqO9yqKg https://t.co/cZU3lkbYep 5 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @safelives_: In order to end domestic abuse, we must stop asking "why doesn't she just leave?" and start asking "why doesn't he stop?" 5 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Support During and After Disclosure critical skills for on-going informed growth following CSA https://t.co/Fk8bGYtYHs via… 5 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksOPCC: Have you seen the Safe Places app to help vulnerable people? Have a look here https://t.co/n2KPP47Swe @SafePlacesUK 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksOPCC: Do you know all the ways you can contact @WestYorksPolice https://t.co/Vyhhx9EhgM #ClickB4UCall @WYP_CCC https://t.c 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksOPCC: Victim Support have a live chat service For more info visit https://t.co/9qEnhcRnyd @VS_WestYorks @VictimSupport https:/… 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVB_Now: An MP claiming to care about child victims of sexual exploitation by ignoring the only commonality in perpetrators : they are… 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: The final report in our A View From Inside The Box series is nearly ready -It tells the story of the last 15 years, the pr… 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Pls 2 suport #bradfordsafeguardingweek partnrship with @StayingPutUK show Resilence thnks 2 @ykhan100 @nazirafzal @warren_ 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: #TaylorSwift & Why It’s Important We Talk About #SexualAssault https://t.co/5JFdEpZ6OK 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: ‘Can this happen to a man?’ Answers to your frequently asked questions about rape and sexual assault.https://t.co/hOm5g3 1 week ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVAWuk: Rape juries to hear more about men's sexual history to increase chance of conviction - interesting news https://t.co/f5NR9YbVZZ 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @McGlynnClare: Sexual history evidence used in 42% Irish rape trials in 2015. Not 'rare' practice as often reported https://t.co/QN93xuu 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SafelineOrg: We've helped 25,000 #survivors of sexual abuse to date, but we believe there is still more to do. #Volunteer today: https:… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @nazirafzal: My piece @DailyMirror today "it's time to wake up to challenge (child sexual abuse) & gave teams essential resources" https… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksPolice: Young people will spend more time online during the Summer holidays, read our tips on web safety #WhoRUTalking2 https:… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/Hh809AWANm 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: There's no place for hate. If you've experienced #HateCrime, we can give free and confidential support. https://t.co/BnP 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @womensaid: Imp. article from the @Independent - domestic abuse isn’t always physical. It’s a pattern of controlling, coercive & degradi… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UN_Women: On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, let’s ensure rights of indigenous women&girls are protected! https://t.co/FYnnIq74ki #WeAreIndige 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictoriaLIVE: 'Mandatory reporting should be made law' - Ex-pro footballers call on the Gov't to do more to protect children from abuse… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @huffpostqueer: Elders adorably react to viral gay animated film "In A Heartbeat" https://t.co/OYjRqqHFVL 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/Dax2HDMcxj 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @womensaid: Check out and share this video from #ForewarnedIsForarmed about spotting the signs of an abusive relationship https://t.co/8 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InsJimJones: https://t.co/wLVgFo0Gy9 Satistics never show people you've prevented from committing offences. Media report those you have… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @womensaid: Great to see the @RCN is helping nurses & midwifes spot the signs of abuse & understand how to support survivors https://t.c 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @mike_salter: Delayed complaint of rape/sexual abuse is the norm, so it shouldn't be raised in court as a credibility issue #ConfessYour 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Improving Responses to Men Sexually Abused in Childhood https://t.co/VpJEypP7kC via @YouTube 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Looking forward to seeing everyone including our patron @IanMcKellen at #wiganpride17 on Saturday! #EqualityWins https://t.co/ 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Currently delivering our new male survivor info packs to every GP surgery in West Yorkshire .. West Yorkshire is truely di… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: During Bradford safeguarding week (Oct) we will be hosting a half day event to explore "ACES” booking details soon https… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsMcr: If you're a male survivor, we want YOU to have your say about service standards for male support services: https://t.co/y 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @ITVWales: Victims of sexual abuse invited to share their experience with 'Truth Project' https://t.co/Psp5TM6v3T @InquiryCSA #TruthProj 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @vckirklees: Very successful team volunteering today, thanks to everyone who came! Same time next year? #hfdf17 https://t.co/ONF6jwuwx8 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @stonewalluk: Aged 16-21? Passionate about LGBTQ equality? Apply for our Young Campaigners programme! Supported by @LBGDiversity https:/… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @StaffsPolice: @NSPCC Watch our video on Sexting and understand how quickly your image can spread. Think twice to have a #summerofnoreg 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NSPCC_Press: Anyone who suspects that a young person is at risk of being groomed can call the @NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 https:/… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksPolice: Officers will be at @LeedsPride this weekend talking about LGBT hate crime. You can find out more at https://t.co/6o4X 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @stonewalluk: The #LGBTSurvey is an opportunity to have your say on what life is like for LGBT people in the UK today https://t.co/Xa5U6 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/SXG5yoLOGL 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @barnardos: FGM is particularly prevalent during school holidays. Here are some signs a girl may be at risk: https://t.co/EVNzf31Sr2 #We 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @stonewalluk: The #LGBTSurvey is an opportunity to have your say on what life is like for LGBT people in the UK today https://t.co/Xa5U6 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PinkNews: Gay people can get married in 24 countries. Straight people can get married in 196. https://t.co/GEBB00GZSm 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksOPCC: Mark encouraging anyone with suspicions of human trafficking taking place to contact the Modern Slavery Helpline on 0800… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @RapeCrisisEandW: We're looking for a partner to help us evaluate our #WeavingtheWeb project. Help spread word? https://t.co/fU5UV0Vwf3 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VeraBaird: I would like to tetweet this 1000 times. A superb person https://t.co/wkIyfnmxRg 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @StevenJPayton: He isn't the first abuse survivor who didn't make it, he won't be the last For men, us, it's a way out. Perhaps the only… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NSPCC_Press: NSPCC call for extension in law as increase in number of sex offences involving adults in position of trust https://t.co/X 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @nazirafzal: Crime up! Reduced funding for: Police CJS Partners inc Mental health Reoffending & Domestic abuse support Perfect storm… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @GrassrootsSP: Responding to tragic suicide of Chester Bennington @linkinpark - pls RT Stay Alive app #malesuicide @MankindCharity https… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @halifax_rufc: Halifax RUFC are delighted to team up with WomenCentre to offer local children a fabulous opportunity to try... https://… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Are you a #lesbian or #bi and #trans/ #BAME/ #older? You can fill this quick survey to create safe spaces for you 👉 https://t.… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @rapecrisisscot: Sexual offences on trains and Tube double in five years: https://t.co/3TIqNkfrFC 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: The transcript from today's evidence will be available on our website by 6pm this evening. We will post a link when it goes… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NSPCC_Press: This behaviour represents a gross invasion of privacy, carried out for his own sexual gratification, says @NSPCC https://t… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NAPAC: Over 500 boys abused at top German Catholic school. Many said time there was marked by violence, fear + helplessness https://t.c 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: **Please note** Some people may find content distressing. 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @emdrconsult: What Does It Take for Traumatized Kids to Thrive? - https://t.co/79UKCqViFi https://t.co/rjfomeg5Xf 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @McGlynnClare: Want to know more about the Istanbul Convention? Explanation & context here: The Convention in brief https://t.co/NSF9XOX 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @RapeCrisisTN: We stand with @RapeCrisisEandW and partners to amend rules that shame and blame those who have experienced sexual abuse i… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Hopetraining: Great to see @MarkCastleCEO speaking on c4 about Child sexual abuse victims denied compensation 'because they consented'… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Victims of #crime 'should get a better deal' says the Victims' Commissioner. https://t.co/fvF0IoM9Ez 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @RapeCrisisEandW: 2 weeks left to apply for exciting tender opp to build online platform for women&girls w/ us: https://t.co/6RW4NKKy36 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SARSVL: Gender stereotypes hurt us all and stop #women and #girls from being their best 👭👩👧💜✊ #GirlsLead17 #feministsareeverywhere #thi 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: Transcript from today's hearing is now available on our website. https://t.co/iyJB8sW0BA 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @RPhelpline: Have you had your intimate images shared without consent? The helpline is here to help https://t.co/l0rdOOd96G https://t.co 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: We’re calling for the rules to be changed so no child groomed into sexual abuse is denied compensation. #NoConsent https… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Kate was refused compensation after child sexual abuse — ‘How could I have consented? I was a child.’ #NoConsent https:/… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc If you have been affected by any form of Sexual violence or Domestic Abuse we are here to support you helpline 01484450040 www.krasacc 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsUK: #ICYMI #TriggerWarning @TimVerity speaks out about his experience of sexual abuse to help other victims/survivors https://… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @McGlynnClare: Why you shouldn't call what Rob Kardashian did “revenge porn” https://t.co/4jr0SG3s10 via @voxdotcom 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsUK: Social acceptance of myths silences victims/survivors - let's put an end to them! https://t.co/GFij5v3tDx #TALK26 #R4Appea 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @emdrconsult: How childhood trauma can have a life-long impact on health - https://t.co/LI6b3mXfKQ https://t.co/UkUMMm6s66 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PinkNews: Faith leaders say sex education must be LGBT-inclusive https://t.co/xZ3U3fTWzv 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @queerdeermedia: Have a YouTube video about your #LGBTQIA experiences? Let us know, we can post it on @QueerStoriesQDM https://t.co/0rNZ 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @GlblCtzn: "Mental healthcare is something so important for refugees." — @ddlovato https://t.co/Uo1X99ll6D 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: We've updated the PrEP section of our website ahead of tonight's PrEP17 event. Take control of your sexual health: https://t.c 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @BBCBreakfast: .@NSPCC TIPS on how to talk to your child about 'sexting' after BBC investigation found 500 kids under 12 questioned by… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @srasac: @SrebrenicaUK @krasacc Remembering Srebrenica https://t.co/pwwzTwfdwH 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @RapeCrisisEandW: Rape Crisis joins in solidarity with @SrebrenicaUK to mark #Srebrenica Memorial Week: https://t.co/6aA9GfYyKn https://… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc BBC News - Sex abuse was covered up at cadet forces, Panorama finds https://t.co/Y0jhUpB6ti 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsUK: Join @louistheroux in supporting us! Listen to our @BBCRadio4 Appeal on Sun 16 July #R4Appeal https://t.co/KeVwpwQmfH #cha 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc BBC News - FGM: More than 5,000 new cases in England https://t.co/JRlacglaqg 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Chippy2018: Today starts 12 days of awareness raising on #HBV & #forcedmarriage @WestYorksPolice please see our website and Twitter fe… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: Rape culture has lead to cancellation of Swedish music festival for 2018 https://t.co/WEbA4zZh0G 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsUK: Help us end the silence and stigma around male sexual abuse. Join our Thunderclap now and change the story https://t.co/GF 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/EwjoYkwyK0 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: ⚡️ “UK SAYS NO MORE Celebrates Pride History Month” #UKSAYSNOMORE https://t.co/vCBAwMNvkr 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Bob81137968: One of the biggest scandals will be how the MOJ supported the cover up of endless cases of sexual abuse in cadet environme… 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: Regardless of your gender identity or sexual orientation, no one should experience DomesticViolence & SexualAssault #Prid 8 weeks ago