Non-judgemental organisations across the North East and beyond offering support and advice for people involved in the sex industry following the trauma of experiencing a crime against them.
After a crime: your rights
There should never be any pressure to report a crime to the police, but if you do decide to information here explains your rights and what should happen throughout the investigation.
Arch North East - Archway Project
An ARCHWay ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Advisor) is a specialist service that can support people involved in or exploited through the sex industry who have experienced rape or sexual assault. A fully inclusive service which works with anyone aged 18 and over whether you decide to report to police or not.
Telephone: 01642 822331
Online contact here.
NUM (National Ugly Mugs)
Provide UK-wide victim support and crime prevention resources for people of all genders who work in the sex industries.
Telephone: 0161 629 9861
R.E.A.C.H – (Rape Examination Advice Counselling Help)
A free, confidential counselling, support and advice service for people (aged 16 and over at the time of the assault) who have been subjected to an attack of a sexual nature.
Revenge Porn Helpline
A UK service supporting adults (aged 18+) who are experiencing intimate image abuse, also known as, revenge porn.
Telephone (helpline): **email only during the COVID-19 crisis
Teesside SARC - (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Teesside provides 24/7 support to anyone who has experienced rape and other sexual offences, whether this has happened recently or in the past.
Telephone: 03333 44 8283
Secure Email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
The Meadows Sexual Assault Referral Centre
The Meadows Sexual Assault Referral Centre aims to provide a sensitive and comprehensive service to all residents of County Durham and Darlington who have experienced rape or sexual
Telephone: 03333 448283 (24 hr)