Crisis Point identifies & provides specialist counselling, practical support/guidance to victims of rape & child sexual abuse, improving life course outcomes for victims and their families.
"…We believe in the individual, recognising that the unique qualities and experiences of individual victims & survivors, demand an equally unique and individual response in specialised care…”
The charity’s aims and objectives are
As quoted in our memorandum of association & written resolution the company’s objects are:
To relieve the sickness and distress of victims of sexual assault and their families, in particular through the provision of counselling, advice and support; and
To advance the education of the public in sexual assault, and in the effects on the victim and their families.
The primary client base, suffering the psychological and emotional trauma of sexual crime, reside within Walsall and Wolverhampton local authority boroughs.
Crisis Point has been working with victims of serious and less serious sexual crime since 2000, the charity’s founder and Chief Executive, Carole Minter-Wright also founded The Walsall Rowan Centre, the only Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) based in the West Midlands at that time in 2004.
CRISIS POINT pioneered the fast track STI screening system that now sits as best practice, guidance for developing new, and existing SARCs.
The charity currently provides the support and on-going care in many working partnerships, across all sectors. The charity has been a key player in improving sexual violence services for victims in the West Midlands, networking with agencies based local, regional, and national.
CRISIS POINT aims to:
- "…We believe in the individual, recognising that the unique qualities and experiences of individual victims & survivors, demand an equally unique and individual response in specialised care…”
Established: January 2000
Registered Charity Number: 1105369
Board members: 5
Full time staff: 6
Phone number: 01922722777
Address: Uplands House, 5 Lichfield Road, Walsall WS4 2HTView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
Crisis PointSpecialised therapeutic counselling and support for victims of sexual crime. Offering the... More