The Centre exists to provide a comprehensive service to people who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.The Centre will:

  • Ensure the best possible care of the client to minimise the risk of further harm, physical and mental health issues and to promote recovery
  • Facilitate forensic examination so that evidence can be collected for use in the investigation of crime should the client choose
  • Promote partnership working at all levels; throughout Hampshire and theIsle of Wightand nationally to assist with providing best practice and best value
  • Provide a centre of excellence which places client care and quality of service at the heart of its work

Helpline: 0300 123 6616  (9.00am-4.00pm, Mon to Fri)
Email: [email protected]
Area covered: Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Support offered:

  • Forensic examination with police involvement.
  • Self referral with forensic examination.
  • Police referral without forensic examination
  • Support and advocacy only. The Young Persons ISVA can offer emotional and practical support, advocacy, and assistance with health appointments and attend meetings with clients after the initial visit to the Centre.

Services for:

  • Anyone experiencing or who has experienced rape or sexual assault in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight geographical area,
  • Out of Hours the same service is available to 13-15 years via the Police Referral system (5pm – 9am Monday to Friday, weekends and Bank Holidays)
  • Out of Hours – weekend days and bank holiday days the same service is available for 0-12 years via the Police Referral system
  • Clients aged 0-15 years from the Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and Isle of Wight area are also able to access the Centre in hours weekdays (8am-5pm), being referred and accompanied by two paediatricians

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