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Support Services for Rape and Sexual Crime

If you have been a victim of rape or sexual assault and want to report it, please contact: 

  • Greater Manchester Police on 101
  • In an emergency always dial: 999
  • Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 (to report crime anonymously)

Alternatively, you can speak to a support agency for help and advice:

St Marys

St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre

St Mary’s provides a comprehensive and coordinated forensic, counselling and medical aftercare service to anyone in Greater Manchester who has experienced rape or sexual assault (whether recently or in the past). Services are offered on a 24-hour basis and if you do not wish to report the matter to the police, you can refer yourself. The police will not be contacted without your consent.

St. Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre
York Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL
Tel: 0161 276 6515

Manchester Rape Crisis

Manchester Rape Crisis

This is a confidential support service run by women for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused.

Confidential helpline: 0161 273 4500 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Wednesday 6-9pm, Thursday 6-9pm)

Office number: 0161 273 4591 (open Monday to Friday, 10am –4pm)
E-mail: mrcrasacs@btconnect.com

Rape Crisis England and Wales

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a feminist organisation that exists to promote the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence.

Freephone 0808 802 9999 (12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm every day, and 3-5.30pm weekdays

Victim Support & Witness Service Greater Manchester

This support service helps Greater Manchester residents cope with the effects of crime by providing confidential support, counselling and information to victims and to witnesses attending court. They also provide support in the community and a separate waiting area in Magistrates and Crown Courts.

The services are free, confidential, independent of the police, courts and Crown Prosecution Service and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.

Victim Support’s national telephone supportline 0808 168 9111 (Mon-Fri 8am - 8pm, weekends 24 hours)

Surviviors Manchester

Survivors Manchester

Offers support and counselling for adult male survivors of sexual abuse and rape, regardless of when the event happened.

Email: info@survivorsmanchester.org.uk

Phone: 0161 236 2182

Survivors UK

Provides information, support and counselling for men, who have been raped or sexually abused.

Web and SMS Chat via their website







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