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

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I usually enjoy my job as a trauma counsellor for SARSAS – it’s a privilege to participate in clients’ recovery journeys. However, I find supporting clients who have had negative experiences while seeking justice some of the saddest journeys, and the ones most likely to invoke my anger at the injustices within this broken system.


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