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Support Organisations and Services


Safe Spaces – 0300 303 1056 www.safespacesenglandandwales.org.uk

Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal, and safe space for anyone who has been abused by someone in the Church or as a result of their relationship with the Church of England, the Catholic Church in England and Wales or the Church in Wales. If you have been affected, however long ago, Safe Spaces can provide you with support. You do not have to have told the Police or church authorities, and you do not have to still be involved with the church. Your information will not be shared without your consent unless you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Childline (0800 1111) www.childline.org.uk

Childline gives advice and support to children who need advice and support, to whom they can share issues and problems and find a listening ear.

Derbyshire Mental Health helpline (0800 028 0077)

24 hours a day service offering support and a listening ear.

Galop (0800 999 5428) Galop - the LGBT+ anti-abuse charity

Galop is the UK’s LGBT+ anti abuse charity. They work with and for LGBT+ victims and survivors of interpersonal abuse and violence.

MACSAS (Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors – 08088 01 03 40) https://macsas.org.uk

MACSAS supports women and men who have been sexually abused, as children or adults, by ministers, clergy, or others in the guise of the Church. Telephone and email support for survivors and their families.

Mankind (01823 334244) www.mankind.org.uk

Support for male survivors of domestic abuse, they provide an information, support and signposting service to men suffering from domestic abuse from their current or former wife, partner (including same-sex partner) or husband. This can range from physical violence or object throwing to abuse such as constant bullying or insults.

Mind (0300 123 3393) www.mind.org.uk

Offer support for mental health problems, signpost to local support, raise awareness of treatment options and offer an advocacy service.

NAPAC (08088 0103 31) https://napac.org.uk

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) An organisation supporting adult survivors of any form of child abuse.

Rape Crisis (08088 02 99 99) www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Rape Crisis is a national organisation with local contacts and groups, offering support and counselling for those affected by rape and sexual abuse.

Refuge (0808 2000247) Refuge – For women and children. Against domestic abuse.

Supporting women and children experiencing domestic abuse offering place of safety, advice and support.

Samaritans (Derby and District - 0330 09 5717) https://www.samaritans.org

Offer a phone, email 1:1 and a self-help app to support individuals who are feeling suicidal and desperate.

Stop it now (0808 1000 900)   Stop It Now! UK and Ireland | Preventing child sexual abuse

Confidential help and support, via a helpline, live chat or secure email support

Survivors Voices Survivors Voices

Offer peers support and private support groups on facebook

SV2 (01773 746 115) SV2 - Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence - Home

A local 24 Hour service supporting victims of sexual violence in Derbyshire, advice, counselling and therapy available after assessment.

The Survivors Trust (08088 01 08 18)     helpline@thesurvivorstrust.org

The Survivors Trust is the largest umbrella agency for specialist rape and sexual abuse services in the UK and has been providing infrastructure support to our members for the past 20 years. We have 120 member agencies based in the UK and Ireland providing information, advice, support and therapy to over 80,000 individual survivors each year. Our services work with victims and survivors of all ages, all genders, of all forms of sexual violence, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, including support for partners and family members. The Survivors Trust and its members are committed to the fair treatment of people regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or physical/learning disability. 

Victim support (0808 16 89 111) www.victimsupport.org.uk

Offering those effected by any crime support and advise.


Derby City Social Care

Childrens 01332 641172

Adults   01332 642855

Out of Hours 01332 956606

Derbyshire (Adults and Children)

Call Derbyshire 01629 533190

Out of Hours 01629 532600

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