Live Chat

Live chat provides a free and confidential space where you can get emotional text support and information.

Live chat is open:

Monday: 11am – 2pm
Tuesday: 12pm – 2pm & 6pm – 8pm
Wednesday: 6pm – 8pm
Thursday: 12pm – 2pm & 6pm – 8pm

If you are looking for support but cannot use the phone or are not ready to speak to someone, our live chat text service can help.

During live chat opening hours, the chat box will pop up on our website where you can chat, online, with one of our support workers for up to 30 minutes.

The service is anonymous, free and confidential.

It is open to people of all genders, aged 13+, living in Bath, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

You can find more information on all of our helpline services here.

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

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