External projects and partnerships

We believe in working together with brilliant services to get the most impact possible for people affected by sexual violence.

The Somerset Phoenix Project

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The Somerset Phoenix Project supports professionals in Somerset to support children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse. It was set up as a partnership between SARSAS and Barnardo’s.

It’s Vision
  • Reduce the impact of child sexual abuse on the lives of children and families
  • Address problems before they become too serious and entrenched
  • Work proactively with other stakeholders


The Solis Project

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The Solis Project is a coming together of specialist support services from Avon and Somerset (SARSAS, Womankind and The Green House) to deliver counselling services for people affected by rape of sexual abuse.

We are open to working with individuals and organisations to explore ways to provide the best support for all people affected by sexual violence. If you would like to work with us please get in touch info@sarsas.org.uk

The latest from our news and blogs


Spotlight behind Hollyoaks sibling sexual abuse (SSA) storyline

For this blog, we’re joined by Tanith McCulloch, SARSAS Sibling Sexual Abuse Project Officer, as we go behind the scenes (and the screens!) to talk about our decision to work with Hollyoaks to help bring the message of sibling sexual abuse to a brand new audience.

A mother and daughter are sitting on a blue sofa in a living room. The girl is looking at a laptop on her knee and the mother is looking at the camera.

Campaign to include protections for women & girls in the Online Safety Act 2023 (Part 1)

Online violence against women and girls is a striking issue in the UK, with many people largely unaware of the abuse perpetrated online.

Somatic therapy

Somatic Therapy: connecting body and mind

Healing from any kind of trauma can be a challenging process. However, there are many techniques that people might find beneficial to explore as part of their healing journey.