Support and information

Find out how we can support you or someone you care about.

Self-help guides

Our simple self help guides will walk you through your options and help you determine your next steps. These are in multiple languages and there is also and easy read version.

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Information and resources

Victim-survivor resources

We have lots of information about sexual violence, trauma and self-care.

Friends and family resources

Information, resources, and blogs for supporting someone you care about who has been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

Trauma and self-care: online course

Trauma and Recovery: The SARSAS Self-Help Guide

A free online course based on our self-help guide. It includes videos featuring some of our team on grounding and relaxation techniques, trauma and the brain, and creative activities.

Learning Disabilities and Autism Toolkit

We are developing a toolkit for supporting people with learning disabilities and autistic people who have experienced sexual violence. This page will be updated soon!

General information

Information for you if you are looking for definitions, facts, and myth busting about gender based violence.

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Are you worried that someone might find out you have visited this site?

This page shows you how to remove evidence that you have visited our website.

The latest from our news and blogs

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Trans, Non-Binary, and Intersex (TNBI) Support Group

Coming together in a confidential space to support each other and identify ways to move forward after rape & sexual abuse.

sleep blog

Sleep and trauma

Sleep is crucial for everyone. However, for victim-survivors of sexual violence, it can play a vital role in allowing the brain and body to start healing, processing emotions, and restoring energy levels, which are often depleted after experiencing trauma.

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Celebrating Pride: Standing with LGBTQIA+ Victim-Survivors

At SARSAS, we are committed to supporting LGBTQIA+ people throughout the year.

Support services in the South West

The Survivor Pathway is an online resource for anyone wanting to know more about specialist sexual violence support services in the South West.

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