West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Charity information

West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (WMRSASC) is a registered charity and was established in 1986. WMRSASC provides a free, confidential and non judgemental support service for individuals who have experienced any form of rape and/or sexual abuse at any time during their lives. WMRSASC is committed to raising awareness about the damaging effects that rape and sexual abuse can have on an individual’s life and works actively to promote prevention and detection of these crimes.

Founded 1986

  • Mission statement

    WMRSASC has an overarching vision to ensure that ‘all survivors of sexual violence receive the support they need, when they need it, for as long as they need it’.

    WMRSASC delivers a high quality and well used service. We offer a telephone helpline, face to face counselling sessions, an Independent Sexual Violence Advisory Service and signposting service. We have developed a comprehensive training programme that is delivered to professionals from both the voluntary and statutory sector in order to raise awareness and improve, through education, the quality of service that survivors receive.

  • Aims

    West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre aims to:

    • To provide a free, confidential and non-judgemental support service for survivors in Worcestershire and Herefordshire who have experienced any form of rape or sexual abuse.
    • To raise public awareness of the issues surrounding rape and sexual abuse.
  • Overview

    Established: November 1986

    Registered Charity Number: 1136677

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 30

    Volunteers: 52

    Phone number: 01905 611655

    Address: PO Box 240 WR1 2LF

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