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Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire & Merseyside)

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Cheshire & Merseyside)
RASASC (Cheshire and Merseyside) is a registered charity (1049826) committed to supporting people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

'Empowered women, empower women'
'Empowered women, empower women'
Recent News
EVAW Coalition on Twitter: "🚨 NEW CAMPAIGN 🚨 🤳 Women are 27 times more likely than men to face online abuse, but we're being left out of online safety law That's why this #16Days, @EVAWuk + @GlitchUK_ are calling for the law to name the problem and #EndOnlineAbuse ✍️ Act now 👇 https://t.co/DSxcwr40KI"
RASASC Cheshire & Merseyside
We are absolutely here for you, whether you have been a victim of 'upskirting' or any kind of sexual violence. #YouAreNotAlone #Cheshire #Merseyside
https://t.co/ds6i7ftbcW 0330 363 0063 https://t.co/jSKEx8HrSs
Community Events
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Week 2022
Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Week 2022
7th - 13th February- Sexual Violence Awareness Week
Join us on social media to help us raise awareness during this recognised week. Please like and share our messages throughout the week. #Itsnotok
8th March- International women’s day
About International Women’s Day
IWD provides an important moment to showcase commitment to women’s equality, launch new initiatives and action, celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness, highlight gender parity gains and more.
The day is celebrated and supported globally by industry, governments, educational institutions, community groups, professional associations, women’s networks, charities and non-profit bodies, the media and more.
Collectively every person and all groups can make a difference within their sphere of influence by taking concrete action to help build a more gender-equal world. From small powerful grassroots gatherings to large-scale conferences and events - International Women’s Day is celebrated everywhere. It’s a big day for inspiration and change.
29th March- 10.00-1.00 @ Congleton Town Hall
Come and say hello to us at Congleton Wellbeing Fayre on 29th March, we will be presenting there and have our stand and information available for members of the public to access.
How do I refer for support?
Referring in for support from us is really easy, we have 2 referral forms on our website (see links below) one for professionals and one for self-referrals. Alternatively you can give us a call on 0330 363 0063 and one of our Pathway Navigators will take the referral over the phone.
Training
We are pleased to offer training throughout the year alongside @StMarys SARC hosted by local authorities including Cheshire West, Cheshire East, Warrington and Halton. This ½ day training course covers the whole pathway of care for survivors of sexual violence and is available as a virtual training course. To book on, please contact the local authority safeguarding boards for availability.
Available Dates:
Cheshire East                         3rd February                         9.30 – 12.30    
Cheshire West & Chester      2nd March                             9.30 – 12.30
Halton                                    7th March                            9.30 – 12.30
To Book Email- Safeguarding.Training@halton.gov.uk
We are working together with Local Authorities and St Marys SARC to book dates from April 2022-2023, these will be published in the next issue.
RASASC Promotional Video
For more details on the services we offer to women, men and children please watch our promotional video. Please feel free to share this video, if you would like more details on the support we can offer, please get in touch with us.
RASASC Cheshire & Merseyside (subtitles)
RASASC Cheshire & Merseyside (subtitles)
Getting Involved
Raise money for us for free!
Would you like to support survivors of sexual violence? You can raise money for us just by shopping through Give as you Live, its costs you absolutely nothing! Simply download the app and choose us as your charity- then do your shopping as usual and a percentage of your basket comes to us, Just click the links below.
Have your say...
Would you like to know more about the work we do? Join us at our monthly stakeholder group. Each month we meet via teams to talk about all issues facing women and girls affected by sexual violence. This is open to all survivors, volunteers, trustees and interested parties. We meet on the last Tuesday of each month via teams 5.00-6.00. To join please email kirsty@rapecentre.org.uk
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* How to refer for support
* Available training
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Charity Reg No: 1049826