Helpful links

Please see below for further CSA/sexual violence support service(s), emotional support and/or counselling available locally or nationally:

Please note:   S.H.E. UK cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites.  We encourage all visitors to be aware and read the privacy statements of each and every web site. 

Aurora Health Foundation
(Counselling for people abused in childhood)

Break the Silence
(for survivors (16+) of childhood sexual abuse)

CARI Foundation
(Therapy and support for children affected by child sexual abuse)

Counselling Directory
(Connecting you with professional support in your area)

The Freedom Programme
(Information for all survivors of domestic abuse)

Into the Light
(support for survivors of sexual abuse and their supporters)

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP)
(for adult survivors)

Mankind UK
(for male survivors)

(for male survivors)

National Association for People Abused in Childhood

Ocean Recovery Centre
(holistic treatment programme relating to stress and dependency disorders  – Site may be offline. Site tested on 09-10-2018)

(for male survivors, Plymouth based)

Open Secret 
(for survivors of childhood abuse)

(for children who have endured abuse)

Survivors Manchester
(for male survivors)

Survivors Scotland
(survivors of childhood abuse)

Survivors In Transition
(for female survivors)

Survivors UK
(for male survivors)

First Light
(for female and male survivors)

The Basement Project
(support groups for those who have been abused as children and people who self-harm. The basement project is now closed – but the site still exists. Tested on 09-10-18)

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland
(for adults who experienced abuse as a child)


Support for Family/Carer of Survivors

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children (MOSAC)


Support for Survivors of Rape and Domestic Violence

The Recovery Village  (America)

(domestic violence and substance abuse)

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

National Domestic Violence Helpline

One in Four
(for survivors of sexual abuse)

One in Four (Ireland)
(for survivors of sexual abuse)

Rape and Sexual Abuse Helpline  (Devon, County wide)
(for female and male survivors)

Rape Crisis England and Wales

Rape Crisis Scotland 

Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Rape Crisis South London, National Freephone Helpline)

Regis – A social worker’s guide to domestic violence.

(men and women working together to end domestic violence)

Safe Space
(for survivors of sexual abuse)

Survivors Trust
(supporting organisations who work with survivors of rape and sexual abuse)

Women’s Aid
(domestic violence against women and children)


Women’s Groups

Asian Women Resource Centre

(Support for BME people in need)

Bristol Crisis Service for Women

(South Asian women help and support)

Southall Black Sisters
(for black and minority ethnic women)

Women’s Resource Centre
(national umbrella body for women’s charities)



Breathing Space
(for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety)

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Coping with Covid Stress

(Help for people with disabilities and for carers)

First Person Plural
(National survivor-led association for dissociative identity disorder and similar complex dissociative conditions – Site may be offline – tested 09-10-2018)

Information for Leiomyosarcoma Families

(mental health)

National Survivor User Network (NSUN)
(mental health)

(mental health)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy


(Organisation dedicated to providing information on the cyclical relationship between sleep, health, and overall well-being)


Big Rentz

(Simple Home Modifications for those with Special Needs)

CSE The Signs
(Excellent site for parents and children regarding childhood sexual exploitation)

Gender Equality: in Education and the Workplace – An Australian Story

Karma Nirvana
(forced marriages/honour-based violence)

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

NIA Ending Violence Against Women

(if things are getting to you get in touch)

Sesame Street in Communities

(Helping Kids Deal with Trauma)

(housing and homelessness)

Stalking Helpline

Support Line
(emotional support for children, young adults and adults)

Victim Support
(for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales)

Victim Support outside England and Wales