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West Mercia Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

WMRSASC is a free, confidential and non-judgemental support service for survivors who have experienced rape, assault, incest, sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual attack, whether physical, verbal or emotional.

Offer support for those recently affected or those that have experienced past abuse.

Offer a helpline service

Offer a free counselling service for female victims and those supporting victims. (To refer please see contact details; friends and professional bodies may contact on behalf of the individual)

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor service is available to work with male and female victims aged 11 years and over:

From the point of crisis (eg within emergency services following an attack).

To provide emotional, factual & practical support

To support the victim throughout the legal process and beyond if the victim wishes to report the incident to the police

Help clients access their rights and other services they require.

For counselling enquiries please contact the helpline (01905 724514)

Email: counselling@wrsasc.org.uk

For ISVA enquiries please contact the office (01905 611655)

Email: isva@wmrsasc.org.uk

For general enquiries please contact the office (01905 611655)

Email: office@wmrsasc.org.uk

Address:
WMRSASC, PO Box 240, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2LF
Area serviced:
Worcestershire
Telephone:
01905 724514 Monday 7.30pm - 9.30pm Tuesday 1.00pm - 5.00pm Thursday 7.30pm - 9.30pm Friday 10.0
Sector:
Voluntary

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Abuse can be physical, psychological, financial, sexual, discriminatory, neglect or institutional. If you suspect or know of an adult who is being abused or is suspected of being abused you should report it to the Councils Safeguarding Adults Team.
Counselling can be defined as a relatively short-term, interpersonal, theory-based process of helping persons who are fundamentally psychologically healthy resolve developmental and situational issues.
Your GP can refer you for counselling on the NHS.
Services which offer a helpline for providing support in a crisis and/or information and advice.
In the common law, legal advice is the giving of a formal opinion regarding the substance or procedure of the law by an officer of the court (such as solicitor or barrister), ordinarily in exchange for financial or other tangible compensation.
Abuse of a sexual nature such as rape, incest, fondling, and indecent exposure. Sexual abuse can cause various physical and emotional problems including lack of self-esteem, self-destructive behavior, anxiety, and depression.
Services only available to women.