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Stop it Now!

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland is a child sexual abuse prevention campaign and Helpline. It is run by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.

Stop it Now! supports adults to play their part in prevention through providing sound information, educating members of the public, training those who work with children and families and running our Freephone confidential Helpline.

http://www.stopitnow.org.uk/

Open the Book

Open The Book sends volunteers into schools to teach children about the Bible. All volunteers will need to be DBS checked.

http://www.biblesociety.org.uk/get-involved/open-the-book/otb-about-us/

NSPCC

The NSPCC are a children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. They help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.

http://www.nspcc.org.uk/

NAPAC

NAPAC offers support to adult survivors of all type of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect. 

www.napac.org.uk

Other important links

MACSAS - MACSAS (Minister & Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors) provide support for women and men who have been sexually abused as children or adults by ministers, clergy or others under the guise of the Church. www.MACSAS.org.uk

Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre - CRASAC is a telephone helpline and counselling service for victims and survivors of sexual violence. The helpline is  024 76 277777 and is open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and Monday and Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. http://www.crasac.org.uk/

The Blue Sky Centre - The Blue Sky Centre is a Sexual Assault Referral centre based in Nuneaton for women, men and children. http://www.blueskycentre.org.uk/

Safeline - Safeline is a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery. http://www.safeline.org.uk/

Rape or Sexual Abuse Support (RoSA) - RoSA is an independent charity offering Free confidential support for anyone who has experienced the trauma of rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence. They work throughout Warwickshire supporting women, men, young people and children from age 5. http://rosasupport.org/

Dame Moira Gibb's report An Abuse of Faith - http://www.churchofengland.org/media/3999908/report-of-the-peter-ball-review-210617.pdf

Coventry Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (CRASAC)  - Provides free and confidential support and information to women, men, young people and children from the age of 5 years who have been affected by sexual abuse no matter when or how it happened. Support is also provided to parents, partners, other supporters and professionals.
Telephone Helpline: 02476 277 777 (Mon-Fri 10-2pm. Mon-Thurs 6-8pm)
E-mail Helpline: helpline@crasac.org.uk
By Text: 07936 816130 (will respond within 7 working days)
Website: www.crasac.org.uk

Rape or Sexual Abuse Support (RoSA) – Warwickshire - Provides free and confidential support to women, men, young people and children from the age of 5 years who have experienced the trauma of rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence. Support is also offered to family members, partners and carers.
Helpline Telephone:  01788 551 151
Helpline E-mail: support@rosasupport.org
Website: www.rosasupport.org

Safeline  -  Warwickshire and surrounding areas - A specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery. This includes working with people whose mental health issues (manifesting for example as self-harming) suggest that they may be vulnerable to abuse. Services are also offered to family members and friends of abuse survivors.
E-mail Helpline: support@safeline.org.uk (telephone helpline not available) 
By text: 07860 027573
National Helpline for men: 0808 800 5005
Website: www.safeline.org.uk

Blue Sky Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) – Coventry and Warwickshire - A free independent service offered to women, men and children who are a victim of rape and sexual assault. The service is located at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton and includes medical care, police intervention (if you choose to report the crime) and various other support services. The service is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Telephone: 01926 507805
E-mail: geh-tr.theblueskycentre@nhs.net
Website: www.blueskycentre.org.uk

Indepedent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

The Truth Project is part of the independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. The purpose of the project is to give victims and survivors of child sexual abuse the opportunity to share their experiences. If you would like to share your experience of child sexual abuse and/or institutional failure to tackle that abuse please contact:

Open weekdays 8am-8pm, Saturdays 10am-12pm.
Calls are free and do not show on your bill.

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