The Survivor Pathway
The survivor pathway is primarily a guide for anyone wanting to know more about specialist sexual violence services arcoss avon and somerset.The pathway
is designed to help the survivor or the supporter to consider options, ensure safety is paramount, reflect on what could be useful and provide information on how to access services.
MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children) is a voluntary organisation supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. They provide advocacy, advice and
information, befriending, counselling, play therapy and support groups following alleged child sexual abuse. Visit www.mosac.org.uk for
more information or call their national helpline on 0800 980 1958.
NAPAC is the National Association for People Abused in Childhood. It is a registered charity providing support and information for people abused in childhood. Visit www.napac.org.uk/.
Survivors UK provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused. Thousands of men contact them each year. Visit www.survivorsuk.org/ or call their national helpline on 0845 1221201. Helpline hours: 7pm-9.30pm Monday and Tuesday and 12pm-2.30pm on Thursdays.
Lifecentre is a UK based charity that supports survivors of rape & sexual abuse. It offers a national helpline and a counselling team based in Sussex,
These organisations are able to assist those looking for help, support or information.
Implementing a family safety plan can help to prevent abuse from happening. More information on this is available here.