The aims of Greater Manchester Rape Crisis are:
- to provide a free, confidential and non-judgemental support service for women in Manchester and the Greater Manchester area who have experienced any form of rape or sexual abuse at any time of their lives and whether or not they have reported to the police.
- to raise public awareness of the damaging and life-changing effects of rape and sexual abuse
In order to fulfil these aims, the objectives of GMRC are:
- to provide a service for women which includes telephone, one-to-one and group work support
- to provide a telephone support service for supporters of survivors
- to provide information and advice to other individuals and agencies
- to provide training and talks to external agencies in the local community
- to recruit volunteers
- to provide adequate training, support and supervision for staff and volunteers
- to monitor and evaluate service provision and policies on a continual basis involving staff, volunteers and women who use the service
- to work with other individuals and agencies to further the aims of GMRC
- to raise funds to meet the needs of the service
- to identify areas of unmet need and take appropriate action
Want to support us in fulfilling our aims?
If you are interested in supporting GMRC, find out how to get involved by volunteering…