Useful Links

Organisations

This website is a comprehensive database of UK counsellors, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling covered, fees and contact details. This service is free, confidential and easy to use so don't suffer in silence anymore.

This site can help you find a counsellor and has information about counselling in general.

is a meeting point and forum for debate, development and support on issues involving all aspects of counselling and provides a network for counsellors, trainers and those who use counselling skills

Directory and Book Services

Rape Crisis Centres

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

  • Wiltshire Rape Support Line

The Wiltshire Rape Support Line provides a free and confidential service supporting both male and female survivors of rape, childhood abuse, any type of sexual assault and domestic violence. Trained volunteers will listen and offer support in a non-judgmental way, no matter how long ago the incident occurred.

This website aims to provide the basic information that survivors of sexual violence, friends and family need to access the services they need.

For Parents

TheSite.org aims to be the first place all young adults turn to when they need support and guidance through life. We believe all young people have the capacity to make their own decisions and life choices, provided they have access to high quality, impartial information and advice. We don't tell anyone how to lead their lives - we just believe everybody should have all the information they need to make their own decisions.

For Women

This website aims to provide the basic information that survivors of sexual violence, friends and family need to access the services they need.

For Children

ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call us on 0800 1111 to talk about any problem – our counsellors are always here to help you sort it out.

The Children's Society is a leading national charity, driven by the belief that every child deserves a good childhood. We provide vital help and understanding for those forgotten children who face the greatest danger, discrimination or disadvantage in their daily lives; children who are unable to find the support they need anywhere else.

The ISPCC exists to ensure that all children are given the opportunity to experience love and happiness, to stop discrimination and exclusion of children and to end cruelty and injustice to children

NCH helps children achieve their full potential through our services we support some of the most vulnerable and excluded children in the UK, Tel: 01923 361500

YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.

TheSite.org aims to be the first place all young adults turn to when they need support and guidance through life. We believe all young people have the capacity to make their own decisions and life choices, provided they have access to high quality, impartial information and advice. We don't tell anyone how to lead their lives - we just believe everybody should have all the information they need to make their own decisions.

For Survivors

  • Abuse Survivors UK

This is a site set up for people of all ages that have been affected by abuse of any form (emotional, mental, sexual, incestuous, physical, violence, rape or assault).
The site is here for people to support each other .We have a section for helplines as well as a chat room and forums where you can get advice or general support.

Dabs pathfinder is a signposting service that provides free support and information all over the UK and the republic of Ireland to anyone and any organisation regarding issues to do with childhood abuse, incest and rape.

In 1998 I was cruelly raped by someone I knew and trusted. The construction of this UK based site has been a way for me to come to terms with what had happened, and was the first step in the long, painful, healing process.

We provide support, friendship and advice for any adult who's life has been affected by childhood abuse.

NAPAC is the National Association for People Abused in Childhood. We are a registered charity which provides support and information for people abused in childhood.

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

About Rape

  • The Truth about Rape!

This campaign was formed to challenge myths about rape, and bring the truth and realities of rape back onto the public agenda. Since the launch in November 2002 we been responsible for providing critical comment on a number of media related issues on rape.

  • Stop Prisoner Rape!

Stop Prisoner Rape seeks to end sexual violence committed against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention—USA based.

Miscellaneous

  • Be Safe (Commercial)

CSPA (UK) Ltd. is dedicated to, and specialised in all psychological and physical aspects of Women's Personal Safety. Our client base today includes many Women's Aid Refuges, Domestic Violence Projects, Rape Crisis Centres, local Government Departments, female Police officers, the NHS and other female professionals across the UK.

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is dedicated to improving the service we provide to victims and witnesses of crime. We hope that you will find the information and links on these pages useful and informative.

Other Winchester Services

Hantsnet contains thousands of pages of information, ranging from details of the County Council's services and statistics, to directories of useful addresses and more besides. It includes both public and Council internal information.

A Council for Voluntary Service that provides voluntary sector support, enables collaboration, generates strategy, promotes best practice and strengthens the sector's influence in order to sustain a strong, diverse and vibrant voluntary and community sector.

Relate provides relationship counselling and has services for families and young people.

The local newspaper.

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