Learning disability and Autism support

We have a specialist service for people affected by rape and sexual abuse who have a learning disability, disabilities, communication support needs and/or Autism.

The information on this page is also available in easy read.

What support can I get?

1-1 Specialist Support Work
Your support worker will make sure that you feel safe and can give you practical and emotional support. This can:

  • Give you information and healthy ways to cope with stress and improve your mental health.
  • Give you information about healthy relationships and consent
  • Provide advocacy (e.g. support to go to meetings, writing a letter or talking to other support services
  • Provide support information and self-help guides that are accessible, including easy-read and large print.

We understand that not everyone will communicate in the same way and will support you in the way that works best for you.

Our specialist support service can be face-to-face in Bristol and Taunton. In our other areas, you can get support on the telephone or online (Microsoft Teams).

We also offer workshops and training around sexual consent.

Questions you might have

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