If an incident has just happened, try to be somewhere that feels safe. The following contact numbers are not emergency or crisis services, but are numbers from organisations that can assist victims of sexual abuse and rape. If you are in immediate danger, please phone 999 or visit your local A&E department.

If you are not in danger and wish to report to the police a recent or historic incident contact Northamptonshire Police https://www.northants.police.uk/ or call 111.

You do not have to report to the Police to receive support from any of the services listed below. 

National FREEPHONE Helpline

The National FREEPHONE Helpline is provided by Rape Crisis South London. It offers confidential emotional support, information and referral details. 

0808 802 99 99 FREEPHONE

The helpline is open every day of the year between 12.00 – 2.30pm and 7.00pm – 9.30pm.

The telephone number will not appear on callers’ bills. It is also free from the main six UK mobile networks – 3, Orange, Virgin, Vodafone, T-Mobile and O2. The National Helpline takes calls nationally from female and male survivors as well as non-abusing families, partners, friends and other agencies.

 

Rape Crisis Live Chatline

RCEW’s one-to-one Live Chat Helpline is a free, confidential emotional support service for women and girls aged 16 and over who have experienced sexual violence.

Open different times Monday-Friday. Find out more

Please see their page to link to the service or find out about accessing services for under 16s and men and boys.

https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/live-chat-helpline/about-the-live-chat-helpline/

 

  • Serenity – Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

    For anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted and needs immediate assistance. 24/7 crisis response

    serenitynorthants.co.uk

    01604 601713

  • Childline

    childline.org.uk

    0800 1111

  • National LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline

    020 7704 2040

  • Survivors Trust

    The largest umbrella agency for specialist rape and sexual abuse services in the UK

    thesurvivorstrust.org

    08088 010818

  • Northants Police

    northants.police.uk

    101

  • Voice

    Free confidential support for victims and witnesses of crime

    voicenorthants.org

    0300 3031965

  • Sunflower Centre

    Serious domestic abuse service including crisis intervention and IDVA advocacy

    01604 888211

  • Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS)

    Domestic abuse services for women, men and families

    www.ndas.co

    0300 0120154 24 24/7 helpline

  • Eve

    Domestic abuse services for women and children

    eveda.org.uk

    01604 230311

  • RC National Helpline

    rapecrisis.org.uk/centres

    0808 802 9999

  • National Male Survivors Helpline

    0808 800 5005

  • NSPCC Helpline

    nspcc.org.uk

    0808 800 5000

  • Sexual Health Service @ Northampton General Hospital

    nhft.nhs.uk/sexual-health

    01604 609766

  • Galop

    National LGBTQ and domestic abuse helpline

    galop.org.uk

    0800 999 5428

  • Samaritans

    Samaritans.org

    116 123