Sexual assault

Saint Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is open to provide healthcare and support to men or women who have been raped or sexually assaulted. Contact Saint Mary’s 24-hour helpline on 0161 276 6515.

If you have been raped, sexually assaulted or sexually abused then get in touch with Saint Mary’s Centre. They provide a range of services that can help and support you and you can assess then whether or not you decide to make a report to the police.

You can also contact the National Rape Crisis helpline on 0808 802 9999.

Local support services

  • Manchester Rape Crisis is for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. All services are for women over the age of 18
  • Survivors Manchester is for men over the age of 18 who need support after experiencing sexual violence, whether it happened recently or in the past

You can choose to report the attack to the police so they can support you. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have details of other support organisations. See their support for victims of rape and sexual assault page for more details.

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