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Manchester-based organisations

Survivors Manchester
A survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation that aims to create and facilitate a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to work through personal and sometimes painful issues.

The Hathersage Centre
Sexual health clinic based at Manchester Royal Infirmary/St.Marys Hospital

Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline
A Manchester-based helpline providing advice, information and support to women who are experiencing, or have experienced, domestic abuse.

Manchester branch of the Samaritans organisation, who offer support to people who are distressed or suicidal.

Self Help Services
A user-led mental health charity which offers a variety of services including a self-help group for female survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre
A centre providing ‘comprehensive…forensic, counselling and medical aftercare service to adults… who have experienced rape or sexual assault.

National organisations

Organisation offering both telephone and email-based support to children and young people up to the age of 18.

The Fawcett Society
The Fawcett Society is an organisation which campaigns for equality between women and men

Rape Crisis England and Wales
The website of the umbrella organisation which provides coordination for Rape Crisis centres on England and Wales. The website allows you to search for a Rape Crisis centre near you.

Rights of Women
A voluntary organisation works to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights. Their services include a sexual violence helpline, staffed by women lawyers.

Survivors UK
An organisation providing information and support for men who have experienced sexual abuse or rape.

A voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. Their services include a national helpline offering for support, advice and information.

Single Parents
A community for single parents with support from experienced parenting facilitators, and provides professional 1-2-1 advice from a team of experts in areas such as family law; benefits; CSA; money and debt; relationships and separation etc.

Counselling Directory
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.