Finding support


Alcoholics Anonymous

Provides help and support around alcohol issues.
Web: www.alcoholics-annonymous.org


Anorexia and Bulimia Care

Christian based support for eating disorders.
Web:www.anorexiabulimiacare.co.uk


Association of Christian Counsellors

Can recommend a counsellor in your area who holds Christian beliefs.
Web: www.acc-uk.org


Beating Eating Disorders

Information and help on all phpects of eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and related eating disorders.
Web: www.b-eat.co.uk


Breaking Free – Female Support Project

Email and helpline support for women who have been physically, sexually and emotionally abused also counselling and group work. Swindon based.
Web: www.breakingfreesupport.co.uk


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Professional counselling body, can recommend a counsellor in your area.
Web: www.bacp.co.uk


Childline

Offers help and counsel to children.
Web: www.childline.org.uk


Churches Child Protection Advisory Service

Professional body specialising in child protection support and training.
Web: www.ccpas.co.uk


Eaves’ Amina Scheme

Offers peer support to women over 18 in London who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.
Web: www.eavesforwomen.org.uk/support_Amina


Life Centre

Confidential counselling services for male and female survivors of all types of sexual abuse past and present.
Web: www.lifecentre.uk.com


Mosac

Supports non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.
www.mosac.org.uk


Narcotics Anonymous

Provides help and support around drug issues.
Web: www.na.org


National Association for People Abused In Childhood (NAPAC)

Provides training, support and resources for adults who have experienced ill treatment and abuse in childhood.
Web: www.napac.org.uk


NSPCC

Twenty four hour child protection helpline.
Web: www.nspcc.org.uk


One In Four

A registered charity which provides support and resources to people who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual violence. Run for and by people who have experienced sexual abuse.
Web: www.oneinfour.org.uk


Overeaters Anonymous

Provides help and support around eating disorders.
Web: www.oagb.org.uk


PASH

Supporting people away from self harming and self injuring behaviour and encouraging them towards self empowerment.
Web: www.pashswindon.org.uk


Penny Parks Foundation

Provides effective, fast and painless therapy and training for the resolution of child abuse trauma.
Web: www.ppfoundation.org


PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors)

Works to make recovery from dissociative disorders a reality through training, informing and supporting survivors.
Web: www.pods-online.org.uk


Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse in face to face counselling and a helpline.
Web: www.rasasc.org.uk


Rape Crisis

Specialist services for women and girls that have been raped in England and Wales.
Web: www.rapecrisis.org.uk


Rape Crisis London

Four services in London that offer support for rape and child sexual abuse in the London area.
Web: www.rapecrisislondon.org


Release Counselling And Therapy For Women

One to One counselling and therapy groups for women in the Brighton area including those who have experienced sexual abuse.
Web: www.releaseforwomen.org.uk


Samaritans

Provide a twenty four hour listening service and also provides emotional support online.
Web: www.samaritans.co.uk


Self Injury Support

Support for women and girls around self injury plus information and resources for all.
Web: www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk


Step Up

A support service for families where children have been sexually abused or raped.
Web: www.stepupcharity.org.uk


Stop It Now

A public education campaign at preventing child sexual abuse by increasing public awareness.
Web: www.stopitnow.org.uk


Survivors’ Network

National Helpline, email support and (Brighton based) drop in service for women survivors of sexual abuse.
Web: www.survivorsnetwork.org.uk


Survivors UK

Information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Web: www.survivorsuk.org


TAG – Trauma and Abuse Group

A group studying and supporting work concerning trauma, abuse and dissociation
Web: www.tag-uk.net


The Survivors Trust

A national umbrella agency supporting specialist services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Web: www.thesurvivorstrust.org


This Tangled Web

www.thistangledweb.co.uk
A Survivor led organisation offers self help groups, events, information and support


United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

Professional body for psychotherapists can recommend a psychotherapist in your area.
Web: www.psychotherapy.org.uk


Unity and Hope

Organisation involved in information giving, research and supporting Survivors with a special focus for Ethnic Minority and Asian Women.
Web: www.unityhope.co.uk


Victim Support

Helps people cope with the after effects of crime offering support and information.
Web: www.victimsupport.org.uk


Women and Girls Network

National Helpline offering support and advice to women who have experienced child sexual abuse, rape and domestic violence.
Web: www.wgn.org.uk

Into the Light does not endorse or accept responsibility for any of the organisations listed.