Here we’ve collected some links to other websites and resources you might find useful or interesting, whether you’ve been through sexual violence yourself or are supporting or caring for a victim or a survivor.
If you have any questions, or there’s information you’re looking for that you can’t find at the links below, you can get in touch.
Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW) – RCEW is the national umbrella body for Rape Crisis Centres like BSARCS. We adhere to their specialist National Service Standards so you can be confident that we provide safe, good quality services. On their website you can find lots more information about sexual violence, including details of Rape Crisis services in other places.
Pandora’s Project – this is an online community for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, with lots of useful resources including online chat and a message board.
PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation) – provides information, support and resources for parents and carers of children and young people who’ve been through Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).
Ben’s Place – specialist online support and information for male sexual abuse survivors, provided by Survivors West Yorkshire.
Survivors Manchester – specialist support and information for male survivors of sexual violence.
The Survivors Trust (TST) – BSARCS is a member of TST, a national umbrella body for sexual violence and abuse support organisations across the UK and Ireland. Their website has lots of useful information for survivors and others.
IDAS – Independent Domestic Abuse Services, supports anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse.
MIND – Have an A-Z of resources
SHOUT – Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
From Report to Court: A Handbook for Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence – this is a detailed booklet about reporting to the police and going through the criminal justice process. It is produced by Rights of Women a charity dedicated to helping women through the law.
A Self-Help Guide for Males Who Have Been Sexually Abused – information for men, their partners, families, friends and service providers. This resource is provided by Survivors West Yorkshire.
National Online Safety have produced some useful guides for parents on online safety and apps: