England & Wales

Sources of Support, Advice and Help: England & Wales

If you are in immediate danger or harm, ring 112 or 999 immediately and ask for the Police or Ambulance, or go to your nearest hospital Accident and Emergency Department. 


Provide emotional support to anyone in any emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Website: https://www.samaritans.org/

Phone: 116 123 (24/7 Every day)


National Ugly Mugs 

Offers support and help with reporting, including anonymous reporting of crimes against sex workers. 

Website: https://uglymugs.org/um/about/how-to-make-a-report/

Phone: 0161 629 9861

Rape Crisis

National organisation offering support and counselling for people affected by rape and sexual abuse. 

Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk (Also has a live chat helpline on the website).

National Telephone Helpline: 0808 802 9999. Open between 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-21:30 every day of the year.


Victim Support 

The independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. 

Support line: 0845 30 30 900 

Website: victimsupport.org.uk  



Website: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/help-after-rape-and-sexual-assault/


The Survivors Trust 

National Helpline 08088 010 818

Open Mon – Fri 10am-8:30pm 

Sat 10am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-4:30pm and 6pm-8:30pm 

Sun 1:30pm-4:30pm, 6pm-8:30pm


Women Against Rape 

This is the joint website of Women Against Rape and Black Women’s Rape Action Project. Both organisations are based on self-help and provide support, legal information and advocacy. We campaign for justice and protection for all women and girls, including asylum seekers, who have suffered sexual, domestic and/or racist violence



Rights of Women

Immigration and Asylum Law Line: 020 7490 7689 

Open Mondays 10am – 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Thursdays 10am – 1pm & 2pm to 5pm. A free guide to your rights after sexual violence is available here: https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/criminal-law/survivors-of-sexual-violence-your-rights-at-a-glance/


Revenge Porn Helpline 

Website: https://www.revengepornhelpline.org.uk 

Phone: 0345 6000 (Open Tuesday – Thursday 10 – 4pm). 

Voicemail messages may not be responded to immediately. 


Survivors UK (Support male, trans and non-binary survivors)  

Website: https://www.survivorsuk.org/  

Male Rape and Sexual Abuse Support National Helpline: 0845 122 1201 

Text: 0203 598 3898
Whatsapp: 0749 181 6064 (Mon-Fri 12:00-20:00) 


GALOP (LGBTQ+ Anti-violence charity) 

Website: http://www.galop.org.uk/ 

Phone: 0800 999 5428 (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) 


Hersana (Black survivors of abuse) 

Website: https://www.hersana.org/ 

Phone: 07588587464 (Mon-Fri 8:00-18:00) 


Support for Student Sex Workers: