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

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  • 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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Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NSPCC: Following the #ManchesterAttack, your child may have questions. #Childline has info: https://t.co/KqcWatrPhZ https://t.co/S2HHgO 4 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsMcr: Please see NHS info on how to access advice and support following Mondays events: https://t.co/d2Y7sOGLWm #ILoveMCR #west 4 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Synergy_RCC: Want to help develop new online services for #sexualabuse #rape survivors? Pls take @RapeCrisisEandW survey https://t.co/Y 4 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NSPCC: We believe there's much more Facebook can do to protect children on their site. More on @guardian https://t.co/kUOXy0bP95 #Faceb 6 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc Check out our website https://t.co/WM5jeZmY2l our services can help with Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse. Helpline 01484450040 6 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc Talking about Sexual Assault can be tough we are here to help https://t.co/WM5jeZmY2l Helpline 01484450040 6 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Sexual abuse & violence is a human rights issue not a gender issue | Ken... https://t.co/fO8tM74Rms via @YouTube 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: ‘Sexual harassment isn't a compliment — it's a statement of power.’ https://t.co/CettG0NlNm 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Improving #IAPT access for #BAME and seldom heard groups seminar -Q@A with speakers. @GM_HSC https://t.co/fz2mXOODx3 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsUK: We hear you. We believe you. We are here for you. #malesurvivors #sexualabuse https://t.co/A4auy0Ebxs https://t.co/WkzEW1C 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @CCCBuryStEd: This is an absolutely crucial thread & one that reflects the experiences of many who have contacted me. #coercivecontrol #… 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @MrRSimpson: Wedesnday afternoon all - @OffsideTrust is on @talkSPORT to raise awareness for their charity match on 30th July - please r… 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @CCCBuryStEd: "Sound research shows that coercive control is dangerous. Sound research shows that it's mainly women getting killed." htt… 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: If someone calls you insulting sexual names or talks about you in an unwanted sexual way, that's harassment. https://t.c 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVAWuk: It's vital that family courts recognise coercive control and prevent abusers using the system to continue to abuse. https://t.c 7 days ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVAWuk: #GE2017 is in 3 weeks. Just time to ask candidates to commit to ending VAWG. Check out our activist guide here https://t.co/UlN 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SurvivorsWY: Rotherham Sex Survivor: I Told Authorities And They Did Nothing @LBC https://t.co/ehB0tMU1e6 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: Just a few hours to join our social media Thunderclap for #UKSAYSNOMORE Week! Show your support here: https://t.co/qPRDbY 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @SARSVL: We're recruiting a Specialist Counsellor! If you are interested or know someone who might be, follow for more info https://t.co 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc If you have been affected by Sexual Violence or Domestic Abuse we are here to listen. Helpline 01484450040 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @pollyn1: Gender-sensitivity and women-only services are critical: see this research for evidence. Check out diagram on page 4 https://t… 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: ‘There's nothing flattering about harassment. It's deeply disconcerting, even frightening.’ https://t.co/UMxXvuv7AI 2 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EveThomasSAFE: You see, there were cops who did SEE that grown men grooming & raping children was WRONG, ILLEGAL even in the 80's, 90's… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @rapecrisisscot: ‘Definitely a form of sexual assault or rape’, ‘Betrayed’ ‘Violated and humiliated’ – the impact of ‘stealthing’: https… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTPartnership: Our #ThursdayThoughts are about #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MHAW17 and #LGBT #MentalHealth read more here: https://t.c 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @CCCBuryStEd: But he's only joking She didn't mean it You're too sensitive Can't you take a joke? It's just banter Or is it? https:/… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @HudSUAdvice: As part of #MHAW17 we will be celebrating good mental health as an asset to help us thrive. How is your mental health toda… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @CCCBuryStEd: Excellent article on vicarious trauma experienced when covering stories of abuse. https://t.co/b4YM2D0ZOc 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: LGBT Foundation Trans Report Launch 📝 - News... - https://t.co/yjo9IlVt6A 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @WestYorksPolice: Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 is from 8-14 May. #MHAW17 This year's theme is Surviving or Thriving? https://t.co/ 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Young #LGBT people are five times more likely to be medicated for #depression. We’re here if you need us. #Call 0345 3 30 30 3… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVB_Now: In the News: rape culture, male violence and financial child abuse https://t.co/GGENjiLdsZ via @EVB_Now 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @NottsRapeCrisis: Rape Crisis (England and Wales) wants all women and girls to be free from the fear and experience of sexual violence @… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @danroan: MUST-WATCH Tonight 10.45pm BBC1 Football Abuse: The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game @BBCMarkDaly investigation https://t.co/Yd 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Dontlookback198: So sad, 😢 200 women in the U.K. take their lives every yr to escape an abuser & a further 10,000 every year try to com… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @McGlynnClare: BBC News - Woman killed herself 'after being abused by boyfriend' https://t.co/x7kITPrF1B 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @DCP_LGBT: LGBT people are two to three times more likely than heterosexual people to suffer from mental health. #StandUpSpeakOut #MHAW1 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/5Lz76eb0v5 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @OffsideTrust: A must watch BBC investigation on Tuesday night... https://t.co/UZFT2D72fI 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: UK SAYS NO MORE Week is next week! Let's unite our voices and take a stand against domestic and sexual violence https://t… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: 25 UK festivals will turn off their websites on Monday in a zero-tolerance campaign highlighting sexual assaults. https:… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/cFuRynFdqq 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Police and court action is failing to stop abusers from continuing harassment or abuse, finds @voice4victims survey. htt… 3 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: Women Marines Are Targeted By #RevengePorn More Often Than Their Military Peers https://t.co/1VDmxiuhn5 @ClaudiaKoerner 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @KatieRussell20: Did you know @SARSVL services incl face-to-face emotional support 3x a week? https://t.co/bvFDytltrF Spread the word? #… 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LBFEW: Local #charities are society’s mining canaries, singing sobering songs of reality on the ground says @PaulStreets_ https://t.co/ 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: We’ve launched a dedicated Facebook page for our Truth Project work, take a look **please retweet** #TruthProject https://t… 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc Rape survivors share their stories in moving video https://t.co/RFXhC2A9Jj via @Femail 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PaceInfoUK: The process of #grooming can take place over days or years, either online or offline. Read more: https://t.co/av6md74VBx #C 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @OffsideTrust: Ex-football coach jailed for 24 yrs today for child abuse as recently as 2016 This is not just historic, it's today! http… 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/mSaeZA8R7q 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @EVAWuk: How the media reports sexual violence feeds abusers' sense of entitlement & immunity. Good piece. https://t.co/0PwKOXhw40 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: @AbusedKids Can you help us to start a conversation around domestic + sexual violence? Click here to sign up: https://t.c 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: 3 Women Share What It Feels Like To Go Through Emotional Abuse https://t.co/AEtl1fG0su #coercivecontrol 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: ‘We need to stop pushing responsibility onto the victim,’ says police watchdog @HMICgov. #DomesticAbuse https://t.co/Npz 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @itusxenious: Victims of sexual offences on average are waiting 408 days from report to court think of the impact on the survivor..life… 4 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: You can find information on stalking and harassment and ways we can help on our website. https://t.co/A4Mz2T95FC 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PinkNews: 11 remarkable women to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day 2017 https://t.co/WSMjMUrrS2 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @womensaid: .@pollyn1: 'a devastating reminder of why women reporting abuse must be taken seriously every time' https://t.co/p9WxIfWTGv 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc Have you been affected by the issues raised with Rhona in emmerdale. 01484450040 @VictimSupport @bsarcservice @SurvivorsWY @SARSVL 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse can be difficult to talk about .we are here to listen our helpline no 01484 450040 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @itusxenious: Affected by Rhonas story on #emmerdale there are specialists @VS_WestYorks @krasacc @SARSVL @BasisSexWork to discuss your… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: It's so important that #LGBTQ+ domestic abuse is recorded efficiently so we can better understand and tackle it https://t… 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/brgMSRiUfb 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @CCCBuryStEd: National Stalking Awareness Week 24-28 April 2017 #stalkingmatters Stalking and harassment | Victim Support https://t.co/ 5 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/Ien1GxK2uJ 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @JoolzDenby: Parents, be advised. This is stupidly dangerous. https://t.co/wPmYnWdqf5 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @pollyn1: This =predatory abuse: abusers always seek new opportunity. Homeless women in grave danger, many are abuse survivors https://t… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @OffsideTrust: Latest stats released today by police show the scale of child sex abuse in football. 560 victims. 252 suspects. https://t… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PhoenixSalford: #Manchester Young women share their experiences of child exploitation https://t.co/NZtEdWhgYD @NotOkayGM @RespectYour 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: All relationships are different, but these warning signs can help you recognise an abusive relationship. https://t.co/b4 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @BaseKirklees: https://t.co/6fB6ewEVXp great new website 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @gmpolice: Controlling what someone wears, their money, who they talk to is just as damaging and is abuse. Is this #SittingRightWithYou?… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @i_haveavoice: Just read this @Jessicae13Eaton its brilliant!!! https://t.co/YCy05mlaXy 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: #Technology has a huge + potentially life-saving role to play in supporting those in abusive relationships: https://t.co/ 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @HuddersfieldUni: News: Experts at the University of Huddersfield question the effectiveness of the NRM during modern slavery forum: htt… 6 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @IDASfor100: Respect is giving each other privacy Its not checking a partners phone, email, social media without consent #LoveIsRespect 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @alan_arber: Some people will never understand what it's like to be abused as a young child. I do. That's why I support @OffsideTrust an… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @PDVG1: For advice around domestic violence contact our helpline on 0800 052 7222 #huddersfield #uk 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: The number of referrals made concerning child abuse in football has risen by 40% in three months. https://t.co/pxt7C242vb 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @Bob81137968: Good to c Lee Egglestion @RapeCrisisEandW and Sheila Taylor @NatWorGroup contributing today and Sheila Coats @iicsa_vscp k… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @MSHelpline: Wakefield Police Launch District's First #ModernSlavery Operation https://t.co/0a9eI8mqGI @WestYorksPolice 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/YIKajmxL79 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Vulnerable young people are targeted with online classified adverts offering accommodation in exchange for sex. https://… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @InquiryCSA: 'Talking about being abused doesn't make you seem weak or foolish. I can see that now.' Read Matthew's story is this week's… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Labour MP @YvetteCooperMP has addressed a 40% rise in so-called ‘honour’ crimes in London. https://t.co/Cfj6kyOyrl 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @uniofbedsCSE: Know of any evidence on participatory work with C&YP in research/consultation on sexual violence? #beingheard https://t.c 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @IDASfor100: 33% of girls aged 13-17 have experienced some form of sexual #abuse This figure is likely to be higher in 2017. Need help?… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @IDASfor100: BBC News - Escaping domestic violence https://t.co/VArze8xnss 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @AdeleGladman: Reasons for and length of sentence woefully inadequate BBC News - 'Cricket lie' wife-attacker Mustafa Bashir jailed https… 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @VictimSupport: Our website for young people has lots of support and advice for your child if they've experienced #crime. https://t.co/S 7 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @cdonfielding: I am the 1 in 10 Even though I dont exist  Nobody Knows me  Even though Im always there  A statistic,a reminder  Of a wor… 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc If you have been affected by Sexual Violence or Domestic Abuse we are here to listen our helpline no is 01484450040 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc https://t.co/C2AeHoFpZs 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @voicing_csa: Follow #VCSA to be kept up to date on meeting info. We are covering England and Wales with meetings everywhere #csa #cse #… 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Our #LGBThealth survey closes this Friday. This is your opportunity to share your experience of healthcare. Take it here:… 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @LGBTfdn: Good luck to @BuryCouncilLGBT and everyone taking part in the first #BuryPride this Saturday! We'll be at the Town Hall so com… 8 weeks ago
Kirklees RASACC @krasacc RT @UKSAYSNOMORE: On @VictoriaLIVE today, #ClaresLaw and #DomesticViolence is being discussed - learn what #ClaresLaw means here - https://… 8 weeks ago