A voice for abuse survivors and those who support them

Web: www.svox.co.uk

Email: svox@me.com

A national self-help organisation set up by survivors for survivors of any sort of abuse, as a child or as an adult, including emotional, physical, sexual and spiritual abuse. Offering support and advocacy for survivors and their supporters; and survivor-centred training and campaigning.

Counselling Directory

Connecting you with professional support

Web: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Counselling Directory lists full profiles, detailing the areas of counselling each counsellor offers, the fees they charge and background information as to the kind of person they are. They also provide a wealth of information about counselling and psychotherapy on the website so visitors can find all the information they need before choosing a counsellor.


Christian Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Web: www.ncssa.org.uk

Email: information@ncssa.org.uk

CSSA National, PO Box 951, Northampton, NN7 9AS

offers self-help support to survivors of childhood sexual abuse. There are self-help groups, a newsletter and occasional retreats and services of worship. Help is offered to churches and groups wanting to plan their own survivor-orientated service. They also publish prayer cards and a helpful booklet for churches.


Web: http://www.macsas.org.uk

Helpline: 08088 010340

MACSAS, PO Box 622, Brentford, TW8 1AU

MACSAS is a support group for women and men from Christian backgrounds who have been sexually abused by Ministers or Clergy, as children or as adults. We support both survivors who have remained within their Christian communities and for those who have left.


National Association for People Abused in Childhood

Freephone Helpline: 0800 085 3330

Web: www.napac.org.uk

Email: info@napac.org.uk
NAPAC, NAPAC, PO Box 63632, London, SW9 1BF

Support, campaigning, information, literature for survivors and their supporters and an information line supporting adults who were abused in childhood.


The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Information Helpdesk ~ find a therapist in your area: 01455 883316

Web: www.bacp.org

Professional body for therapists, provides lists of qualified therapists and guidance on good practice.

The Clinic for Boundaries Studies

The Prevention of Professional Abuse Network

Tel: 020 7631 5254

Email: info@popan.org.uk

Web: www.professionalboundaries.org.uk

52-53 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HP

Information, support and resources for anyone who has been harmed by a professional in a position of trust and anyone concerned with professional boundaries.

Women’s Aid Federation England

Tel: 0117 944 4411

Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Web: www.womensaid.org.uk

PO Box 391, Bristol, BS99 7WS

Support, advice, information and referrals for women experiencing domestic violence. Makes direct referrals to refuges. Also training, research and policy development.


Tel: 0845 766 0163

Granta House, 15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ

Resources on all aspects of mental health including details of local Mind services and Young Minds for young people.


National Self Harm Network

Helpline: 0800 622 6000

Email: info@nshn.co.uk

Web: www.nshn.co.uk

PO Box 7264, Nottingham NG1 6WJ

Support, information and training for people who self-harm and their supporters.


Anorexia Bulimia Care

Tel: 01462 423 351

Email: anorexiabulimiacare@ntlworld.com

Web: www.anorexiabulimiacare.co.uk

PO Box 173, Letchworth, Herts. SG6 1XQ

Christian organisation providing support, resources and information for people who self-harm and their supporters.


Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS)

Tel: 0845 1204550 Fax: 0845 1204552

Email: info@ccpas.co.uk

Web: www.ccpas.co.uk

PO Box 133, Swanley, Kent BR8 7UQ


Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Web: www.nspcc.org.uk

42 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3NH


Voice for the Child in Care

Helpline: 0808 8005792

320 City Road, London, EC1V 2NZ

Advocacy and information for children and young people in need, in care or in prison.


Tel: 020 7730 3300

Email: contact@kidscape.org.uk

Web: www.kidscape.org.uk

2 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH


Email: chairman@tag-uk.net

Web: www.tag-uk.net

The Willows Centre, 11 Prospect Place, Swindon, SN1 3LQ

A group studying and supporting work concerning trauma, abuse and dissociation. Provides newsletter, training, networking, consultancy and information. Welcomes contribution of survivors.