Helpline: 0118 958 4033

National Helplines and Websites


NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood)

For adult survivors of any form of child abuse

Helpline: 0808 801 0331


Website: NAPAC – Supporting Recovery From Childhood Abuse


National helpline for any man, boy or non-binary person who has ever experienced unwanted sexual activity

Text chat: 0203 5983898


Website: SurvivorsUK | We challenge the silence to support sexually abused men

MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

For non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused

Helpline: 0800 980 1958 or 020 8293 9990

Website: Mosac


Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.

Helpline: 01708 765200


Website: SupportLine – Confidential Emotional Support for Children, Young Adults and Adults


A peer-based organisation that offers adult females, who as female children were sexually abused within a family environment, the opportunity to join CIS’ters as a member.

Helpline: 023 80 338080


Website: Home | CIS’ters (


Tailored support for anyone affected by or at risk of sexual abuse and rape.

National Male Survivor Helpline & Online Support: 0808 800 5005

Website: Home – Safeline – Believe in you – Surviving sexual abuse & rape

Self-Injury Support

A UK-wide multi-channel support service for women & girls affected by self-injury, trauma and abuse.


Women’s Self Injury Helpline: 0808 800 8088 (UK-wide)

Website: Self Injury Support


Provides a 24-hour a day confidential service offering emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Helpline: 116 123


Website: Samaritans | Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy | Here to listen


National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Website: Home | Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline (

Berkshire Women’s Aid

Provides support to victims of domestic abuse in Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham and the surrounding areas.

Helpline: 0808 801 0882


Website: About BWA – Berkshire Women’s Aid (BWA) (

The Survivors Trust

A national umbrella agency for over 130 specialist voluntary sector agencies throughout the UK and Ireland providing a range of services for anyone affected by rape, sexual violence and sexual abuse.

National helpline: 08088 010 818

Website: The Survivors Trust

Alcoholics Anonymous

A mutual support organisation for alcoholics and those with an alcohol problem.

National helpline: 0800 9177 650


Website: Alcoholics Anonymous Great Britain (

Narcotics Anonymous

For anyone who has a problem with drugs or is a recovering drug addict.

National helpline: 0300 999 1212


Website: Welcome to UKNA | UKNA | Narcotics Anonymous in the United Kingdom

National Gambling Helpline

Support for anyone who’s worried about their – or someone else’s – gambling.

National helpline: 0808 8020 133

Website: BeGambleAware®: Gambling Help & Gambling Addiction | BeGambleAware


Mental health support services

Infoline: 0300 123 3393

Website: Home – Mind


A counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK provided by the NSPCC

National helpline: 0800 1111

Website: Childline | Childline

Rape Crisis England & Wales

A national organisation working to end sexual violence and abuse and a membership organisation for 39 Rape Crisis centres.

National helpline: 0808 500 2222

Website: Rape Crisis England & Wales

Survivors Manchester

A survivor-focused organisation that aims to create and facilitate safe spaces for male (including trans and non-binary individuals) survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation across Greater Manchester.

Support line: 0808 500 2222

Website: We Are Survivors – Break the silence

Victim Support

An independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales.

Support line: 08 08 16 89 111

Website: Home – Victim Support

Papyrus Young Suicide Prevention

A UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.

HopelineUK: 0800 068 4141

Text: 07860 039967


Website: Papyrus UK Suicide Prevention | Prevention of Young Suicide (


For male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence across the UK.

National helpline: 01823 334244

Website: Male Victims of Domestic Abuse – Please call 01823 334244 to speak to us confidentially – (

Terrence Higgins Trust

The UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity in the UK which provides support for people living with HIV.

THT Direct helpline: 0808 802 1221


Website: Home | Terrence Higgins Trust (


First Person Plural

UK-wide membership charity working for and on behalf of those affected by Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and similar complex trauma-related dissociative identity conditions.

Website: Dissociative Identity Disorder Information – First Person Plural


Reducing the impact of trauma in the lives of people with learning disabilities and autistic people.

Phone: 020 7383 0700


Website: Supporting the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism / Respond

Support U

LGBT+ resource, support, guidance and helpline in the Thames Valley area specialising in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues.

Phone: 0118 321 9111

Website: Your LGBT+ Resource for the Thames Valley – Support U


Thames Valley Positive Support is a sexual health charity that offers HIV support services & free rapid testing, throughout Berkshire.

Website: Thames Valley Positive Support – HIV testing and support in Berkshire (

East Berkshire: Email:,

Call:  01628 603400

Whatsapp: 07853909611

West Berkshire: Email:

Call:  01628 603400

Whatsapp: 07853951836

North Hampshire: Email:

Call: 01628 603400

Whatsapp: 07853951836

BPAS Abortion Care

The UK’s leading abortion care service

Phone: 03457 30 40 30

Website: Abortion clinics, Information, Advice and Treatment | BPAS

MSI Reproductive Choices

The leading independent provider of sexual and reproductive health services in the UK.

Phone: 0345 300 8090

Website: MSI Reproductive Choices UK – Your Choice, Our Support | MSI Reproductive Choices UK (

Rehab Recovery

Providing addiction treatment and healthcare advice for a wide range of different addiction and dependency problems.

Phone: 0800 088 6686


There’s no excuse for rape or sexual abuse. Please call the helpline on 0118 958 4033

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