Directory of Support Services

At CEASE, we are not equipped to support survivors directly. Instead, if you or someone you know have been subjected to abuse
– sexual or otherwise – please reach out to the services below for advice and support. 

We see you, we cherish you, and we support you.

Emergency Services

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 999

The Samaritans
Telephone: 116 123
Operating Hours: 24/7

Rape and Sexual Abuse Hotlines

Rape Crisis England & Wales
Telephone: 0808 802 9999 
Operating Hours: 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-21:30 daily
Live Chat
The Live Chat Helpline is for women and girls aged 16 and over, who live in England, whose lives have been affected by sexual violence.
The Live Chat Helpline is not available for men and boys, or children under 16. 

Rape Crisis Scotland
Email: [email protected]g.uk
Telephone: 08088 01 03 02
Text: 07537 410 027
Operating Hours: 18:00-00:00 daily 

The Survivors Trust
Telephone: 0808 801 0818 
Operating Hours: 10:00-12:30, 13:30-17:30, 18:00-20:00 Monday–Thursday, 10:00-12:30, 13:30-17:30 Friday,
10:00-13:00 Saturday, 17:00-20:00 Sunday

Survivors of Prostitution

Stand Against Sexual Exploitation (SASE)
SASE provides information on local services and resources offering exit provisions.

Beyond the Streets
Email: [email protected]
Call-back service: 0800 133 7870
Operating Hours: Call back times for ongoing support are currently 10:00-16:00 Monday–Thursday

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
Operating Hours: 24/7
Live Chat: 15:00-22:00 Monday – Friday

Victims of Image Based Sexual Abuse (Revenge Porn)

Revenge Porn Helpline
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0345 6000 459
Operating Hours: 10:00-16:00 Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Victim Support
Telephone: 0808 1689 111
Operating Hours: 24/7
Live Chat: 24/7

Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Supportline
Telephone: ​​01708 765200
Operating Hours: Varied

Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA)
Information and support for adults who have experienced any type of childhood abuse, run by survivors.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0808 801 0331
Operating Hours: 10:00-21:00 Monday–Thursday, 10:00-18:00 Friday

Support for Survivors
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0115 962 2722

Childline
Telephone: 0800 1111
Live Chat

Concerned Parents

Culture Reframed: Parents Program 
Email: [email protected] 
The Parents of Tweens Course guides parents through topics that provide skills to building children’s resilience and resistance to hypersexualized culture and the impacts of pornography. Aimed at parents of kids aged 9 to 12 years old, this course is divided into 5 sections and 13 modules. Free to download.

Support for LGBTQ+ Individuals

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline
Email: [email protected] 
Telephone: 0800 999 5428
Operating Hours:10:00 – 17:00 Monday–Friday, 10:00 – 20:00 Wednesday and Thursday
Live Chat: Wednesday and Thursday 5pm – 8pm
Chatbot: 24/7

LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline
Email: [email protected] 
Telephone: 0207 7042040
Operating Hours: 10:00 – 16.00 Monday–Friday

Terrence Higgins Trust
Email:[email protected]
Telephone: 0808 802 1221
Operating Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 Monday–Friday, 10:00 – 13:00 Saturday and Sunday
Live chat: 15:00-17:00, Monday–Thursday

Black and Minoritised Victims of Violence Against Women and Girls

Imkaan is a UK-based, Black feminist organisation. They are the only national umbrella women’s organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and minoritised women and girls. While they are not a direct helpline, their website signposts specialist support for Black and Minoritised victims of violence against women and girls.

Specialist Support for Male Survivors

Male Support Partnership
Telephone: 0808 800 5005

Mankind
Telephone: 01823 334244
Operating Hours: 10:00-16:00, Monday–Friday

Men’s Domestic Abuse Helpline
Telephone: 0808 8010327
Email: [email protected]  
Operating Hours: 09:00-20:00, Monday–Friday
Live Chat: 10:00-11:00, 15:00-16:00, Wednesday–Friday

Survivors UK
Live Chat: 12:00-20:00, daily 
Text: ​​020 3322 1860

Support a Survivor

Stop It Now!
Telephone: 0808 1000 900
Operating Hours: 09:00-21:00, Monday–Thursday, 09:00-17:00 Friday
Live Chat: 09:00-12:00 Monday, 18:00-21:00 Wednesday, 09:00-12:00 Friday
Stop It Now are a child protection charity, working to prevent child sexual abuse. They campaign and raise awareness across the UK to help adults to do their part to stop child sexual abuse by addressing personal, family and community concerns. They are here for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse and its prevention – whether they’re worried about their own thoughts, feelings and behaviour, or about another adult or young person.

Supporting a Rape Survivor
Rape Crisis provides information on how to support a survivor of sexual violence. See advice on their website. 

Survivors of Domestic Violence
The National Domestic Abuse Helpline provides information for those who suspect a friend or loved one may be in an abusive situation. Follow their advice on how best to help.

The Internet Watch Foundation
The IWF help victims of child sexual abuse worldwide by identifying and removing online images and videos of their abuse. They search for child sexual abuse images and videos and offer a place for the public to report them anonymously.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command
If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you or someone you know online, make a report to one of CEOP’s Child Protection Advisors.

Help for Pornography or Sex Addiction

COSA 
A Twelve Step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behaviour.

SMART UK 
Promotes choice in recovery from addictive behaviour through a national network of mutual-aid meetings and online training programmes with comprehensive teaching materials and manuals. 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous 
A Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented Fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous, open to anyone who knows or thinks they have a problem with sex addiction, love addiction, romantic obsession, co-dependent relationships, fantasy addiction and/or sexual, social and emotional anorexia. 

No Fap 
A website designed to help users to stop using porn, improve their relationships and to reach their sexual health goals. 

Sex Addiction Help
A free self-help recovery resource for people struggling with sex or pornography addiction

Let’s Talk About It 
A free resource on understanding and recognising sex and pornography addiction by Paula Hall 

Reboot Nation 
Helps people ‘reboot’ their brains with encouragement and education. 

The Reward Foundation 
Lists useful resources, books and website to help those affected by pornography addiction. 

COSRT – College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists 
Includes a directory of local sex and relationship therapists, plus resources for professionals working in the area of sex and pornography addiction.