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DIRECTORY OF SERVICES - ABUSE

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE COUNSELLING RASAC
Counselling, Telephone Helpline, Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy (ISVA). 

ELIGIBILITY:  Minimum age 18
LOCATIONS:
WEBSITE:
 http://www.rasac.org.uk
CONTACT DETAILS:  01962 807037  Email:  rasac@rasac.org.uk
 
HAMPSHIRE SAFEGUARDING ADULTS BOARD (HSAB)

ELIGILIBILITY:
LOCATIONS:
Hampshire wide
WEBSITEhttp://www.hampshiresab.org.uk/ and/or 
http://www3.hants.gov.uk/safer-places.htm
CONTACT DETAILS: Hampshire Adult Services: 0300 555 1386 (or out of hours:  0300 555 1373) Police: 101 or in an emergency 999
 

ANDOVER CRISIS AND SUPPORT CENTRE
To provide a telephone and drop-in support and counselling service for those in need in the community, and accommodation for women & women with children who are in need of a supportive environment.

Services and activities offered: Short term accommodation for women and women with children needing a supportive environment. Also a drop in facility where clients can just call in (or telephone). We offer pregnancy testing, clothing, tea and a chat, accommodation, advice, counselling and more.

COST:  The counselling service incurs a 'means tested' charge of between £5 & £40 per hour on ability to pay. No charges but donations accepted. Accommodation charges apply. All drop-in services are free of charge.
ELIGILIBILITY:  No-one can enter the building if under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
LOCATIONS: 
WEBSITE:
 Click here
CONTACT DETAILS: 0330 0165112
 
WOMEN'S AID
For 40 yrs Women's Aid has been at the forefront of shaping & coordinating responses to domestic violence & abuse through practice. We are a federation of over 220 organisations who provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. 

ELIGIBILITY: Women and children only service
LOCATIONS: 
WEBSITE:
 http://www.womensaid.org.uk/
CONTACT DETAILS: Freephone 24hour National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 (run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge).
 
TRINITY WINCHESTER
Trinity Winchester provides vital practical and emotional support to people who are experiencing the effects of homelessness or vulnerability. Trinity provides practical support such as warm meals, bathing and washing facilities, and a contact address for people who would not otherwise have anywhere to receive post. Our experienced project workers also provide 1:1 support and advice about many issues such as housing, benefits, addiction, mental health, and can signpost to other agencies. There is also a GP or nurse on-site 4 days a week. Trinity is free to access - feel free to pop in to see our project workers if you need help or advice with housing, or are at risk of becoming homeless. 

ELIGILIBILITY:
LOCATIONS: 
WEBSITE:
 http://trinitywinchester.org.uk/
CONTACT DETAILS:  01962 622220
 
CIS'ters - SURVIVING RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE
We provide emotional support for females aged 18+ who (as children/teens) were raped/sexually abused/exploited by a member of their immediate and/or extended family.  We offer female survivors the opportunity to explore painful issues and their associated anxieties in a confidential environment.

Survivors experience growth through:

Sharing coping strategies and insights
No longer feeling isolated
Gaining in confidence and self esteem
Being listened to with empathy and compassion
Seeing new possibilities for the future and also new options

ELIGIBILITY:  Aged 18+
LOCATIONS:
WEBSITE:
  www.cisters.org.uk
CONTACT DETAILS:  Email:  admin@cisters.org.uk   HELPLINE:  02380 338080
 
THE HAMPTON TRUST
The Hampton Trust is a charity whose vision is for people to enjoy life free from violence, abuse and isolation. We have over 18 years of experience working closely with members of local communities throughout Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Gloucestershire, Devon and The Channel Islands.

We seek to offer the most inclusive and relevant services we can in the communities in which we work and are committed to ensuring people affected by violence, abuse and social isolation have their voices heard.

We work with all levels of violence, abuse and social isolation, including:

- Domestic violence and abuse

- Youth violence

- Sexual violence

- Substance abuse

- Elder abuse including financial abuse

- Child abuse and sexual exploitation

Our mission is to challenge power imbalances at all levels by providing a comprehensive range of services, programmes and support aimed at engaging and strengthening communities, organisations, families and individuals. 

Our aim is to deliver excellence and tackle the issues around disadvantage for individuals and groups through providing services along a continuum from preventative to high risk of murder/extreme violence. 

We strengthen organisations and professionals skill sets to help families where violence is a factor, with the elderly who may be prone to neglect and abuse due to vulnerability and with young people/children of all ages. We work alongside victims and perpetrators as well as individuals affected by mental distress and people in recovery from substance abuse.  

Our main objectives are to:

- Support service user voices

- Encourage the involvement of volunteers

- Involve service users in planning, development, delivery & evaluation of 
           services

- Ensure best evidence is used to develop services

- Encourage sustainability

- Utilise entrepreneurial skills

- Work alongside corporate, business, voluntary sector and statutory services

- Develop skills and expertise in social franchising

- Encourage inclusion

- Improve access to our services

- Act as a catalyst for clients to tackle disadvantage and stigma

- Develop engagement and attachment techniques for hard to reach individuals

- Delivery of professional, inclusive and effective services

- Maintain long term financial stability

- Continue to invest in staff development

- Enhance the Trust’s local, regional and European standing

- Build strong and effective partnerships

- Be a model of national excellence on violence, abuse and social isolation


In summary we are a highly successful, well respected organisation. We have over the years increased our services to offer a diverse portfolio of projects for anyone in the community who needs additional support to overcome a challenge.

We are also ISO 9001 accredited and adhere to RESPECT safety standards in protecting children and vulnerable adults.
 
ELIGIBILITY:  
LOCATIONS:
WEBSITE:
www.hamptontrust.org.uk
CONTACT DETAILS:  02380 009898 (Programmes) or 02380 001061 (Office).

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