Bristol Against Violence and Abuse (BAVA) is a collection of people and organisations in Bristol working to end all types of violence and abuse against women and girls and to end domestic and sexual violence against men. The website provides information about different types of abuse and information about support services.
Resources: Rape and sexual abuse
Kinergy is a professional, confidential counselling charity for survivors of sexual violence, abuse and rape. Working with male and female survivors over the age of 16 this service works on a donation basis and provides one to one and group counselling services.
National helpline for men affected by unwanted sexual experiences.
We provide support for anyone (women, men and children) who has been the victim of rape and sexual abuse across the whole Avon and Somerset area. We also provide women’s mental health and domestic abuse support services.
for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Helpline, texting service, online live chat and specialist men’s and young people’s lines.
Confidential support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives. SARSAS provide information, emotional support, signposting advice, and specialist counselling and group work for women and girls aged 13+
Confidential support for men and boys who have experienced sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives. SARSAS provide information, emotional support, signposting advice, and can help you to access counselling services.
Part of the Southmead Project. A free, confidential special service offering counselling to people over the age of 16 who have experienced emotional, physical or sexual abuse, or are aware of this having happened to their partner.
Stop it Now! is a child sexual abuse prevention campaign, providing information and support through their freephone confidential helpline and website. Their helpline is available toadults worried about the behaviour of other adults or children and young people and those worried about their own sexual thoughts or behaviour towards children, including those with concerns about their online behaviour.
Survivors UK is a helpline for adult men (18 and over) who have experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives and they also offer workshops for carers/partners/supporters of male survivors.
The Bridge Foundation provides a range of psychoanalytic and counselling services for children, young people, adults, parents and families – giving support to anyone experiencing emotional difficulty or trouble.