We recognise the value that specialist organisations provide for those affected by unacceptable behaviour, violence and harassment.

Please find a list of national services below that you or someone you are close to may wish to access...

Sexual Assault
  • Galop is a charity that supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people affected by sexual and domestic violence.
  • The Havens specialist support for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted. For urgent advice and appointments, please call 020 3299 6900. 
  • RASA Merseyside Sexual Violence Services 0151 558 1801, offer support including access to Independent Sexual Violence Advisors, Counselling, and information and advice
  • Rape and Sexual Abuse support Centre Cheshire and Merseyside 0330 363 0063, offer support including access to Independent Sexual Violence Advisors, Counselling, and information and advice.
  • SAFEPlace Merseyside, The Sexual Assault Referral Centre 0151 295 3550, offer forensic medical examination services for both males and females who have been sexually assaulted
  • Solace provides advice and support for women for domestic abuse and sexual violence.  
  • Survivors UK offer information, support and counselling for men and boys who have been raped or sexually abused. 
Sexual health
Domestic, 'honour' or other abuse
  • LDAS Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service, offer support to women experiencing domestic abuse 0151 263 7474
  • Paul Lavelle Foundation, offer support for males in Liverpool affected by domestic abuse Support Line: 0151 651 3777 | General Enquiries: 0151 294 4176
  • SAVERA Honour abuse and harmful practices Liverpool
  • Refuge National Domestic Abuse helpline, offer support to men and women affected by domestic abuse, open 24 hours 0808 2000 247
  • National Centre for Domestic Violence, offer support for free to anyone affected by domestic abuse, advice on civil orders office@ncdv.org.uk 0800 970 2070
Mental health support

If you need urgent support but feel that you can keep yourself safe, then please contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment.

If you require emergency out of hours support and you cannot keep yourself safe, please tell someone, you can contact:
  • Urgent Care NHS - 24/7 - 0800 145 6570
  • The Liverpool Light Mental Health Crisis Support 7 days per week 6pm to 1am 181-185 London Road, L3 8JG
  • The Royal Liverpool Hospital Accident and Emergency department, ask to see the Mental Health Liaison Service available 24/7 for assessment
  • James’ Place, provides 24/7 Crisis Support for men at risk of suicide, text JP to 85258
  • Call 999, please see guidance from the NHS as to when to call for an ambulance
  • NHS Helpline - 111
If you need to speak to someone about how you are feeling you can contact:
  • Samaritans, offer a free service to speak to someone about how you’re feeling, available 24 hours a day 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org
  • CALM, offer support available 5pm to midnight daily 0800 58 58 58 or chat online
  • Papyrus, prevention of young suicide, offer support for people feeling suicidal, available 10am to 10pm weekdays, 2pm to 10pm weekends, 2pm to 5pm bank holidays 0800 068 4141, text 07786 209 697 or email pat@papyrus-uk.org
  • Shout, offer support if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text SHOUT to 85258 from anywhere in the UK, anytime, about any type of crisis
  • Students Against Depression, offer a website of support for students who are struggling with their mental health
Women's Health
  • Centre for Women’s Justice, offer to help women and girls who are subject to male violence get better access to legal remedies to defend and enhance their rights
  • Rights of Women, offer free legal advice and information to women affected by sexual violence. They publish a range of free information on areas of sexual violence law to support women through the criminal justice process, including From Report to Court: a handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence
General Advice
  • Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone with a scar, mark or condition on their face or body that makes them look different.
  • Community Security Trust, a charity that protects British Jews from antisemitism and related threats.
  • Citizens Advice provides some information if you’re being bullied or harassed at work.
  • Deaf Plus offer a wide range of services to our clients to develop their potential and promote independence and wellbeing.
  • Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability.
  • Mermaids have been helping gender-diverse kids, young people and their families since 1995
  • Stop Hate UK offer support to victims of hate crime
  • Tell Mama measure anti-Muslim hate crimes and harassment


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