The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
Call 0808 801 0331 free from all landlines and mobiles
Monday – Thursday 10:00-21:00 and Friday 10:00-18:00

NAPAC provides a national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.

SurvivorsUK Helpline Web Chat
Web Chat
(Monday – Friday 10.30 – 21:00; Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00)

National Web Chat for adult male survivors of rape or sexual
Text: 020 3322 1860
Whatsapp: 07491 816 064

MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)
Freephone: 0800 980 1958

Supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide various types of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Helpline: 01708 765200

Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.

CISters  (Surviving Rape and/or Sexual Abuse)
Telephone: 02380 338080

Answerphone 023 80 338080 is usually monitored daily during the week and callers can choose to leave their name and phone number, and we will call them back and will take care when doing so. Or can email [email protected]

The helpline is available to female adult survivors of childhood rape/sexual abuse, and others can call if they have a concern about such issues.  In the case of the latter we will seek to signpost them to appropriate services.

PODS: Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors
A project of Survivors Trauma and Abuse Recovery Trust (START)
Helpline: 0800 181 4420

PODS works to make recovery from dissociative disorders a reality through training, informing and supporting.
Tuesdays 6-8pm or appointments at other times by contacting the office
Email: [email protected]  (for START) or [email protected] (for PODS)
Website: and

Rape Crisis England and Wales
Freephone 0808 802 9999
12 noon – 2.30pm and 7 – 9.30pm every day of the year 

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a feminist organisation that exists to promote the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence.

Male Helpline: 0808 800 5005
General Helpline: 0808 800 5008
Young people’s Helpline: 0808 800 5007
Text Helpline and Online Advisors: 07860 027573
Monday 10am – 4pm|Tuesday 8am – 8pm|Wednesday 10am – 4pm|Thursday 8am – 8pm|Friday 10am – 4pm|Saturday 10am – 12 noon

Safeline is a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery.




Bristol Crisis Service for Women

Bristol Crisis Service for Women is a national organisation that supports girls and women in emotional distress. They particularly help women who harm themselves (often called self-injury).


First Person Plural

UK-wide membership charity led by volunteers who have lived-experience of dissociative identity disorder (previously known as ‘multiple personality disorder’) or other childhood-trauma-related complex dissociative condition with a similar presentation (e.g. type 1 dissociative disorder not otherwise specified).



Respond exists in order to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters. Provides psychotherapy for people with learning disabilities, advice and support for staff and families, training for carers and professionals, and education for people with learning disabilities.

Rape Crisis England & Wales

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a national feminist organisation that exists to promote the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence. They are a national umbrella body for their network of autonomous member Rape Crisis organisations across England and Wales and was set up to support their specialist work.

Survivors Manchester

A useful website with various resource information for adult male survivors of rape or sexual abuse.


SurvivorScotland oversees the National Strategy for Survivors of Childhood Abuse
Through the National Strategy, Strategy Funding and the National Confidential Forum, they aim to:

  • Raise awareness of childhood abuse
  • Increase awareness of its long term consequences
  • Improve support services
  • Enhance the health and wellbeing of survivors
  • Understand and acknowledge the experiences of people who were in care as children, whether those experiences were positive or negative
  • Develop training and skills for frontline workers