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.

Safe Link

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.

Southmead Touchstone

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!

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.

The Bridge Foundation

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.