Useful Resources

Useful Resources

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NHS App Library WebsiteNHS Apps Library

DRCSAS does not use, or have any input regarding, this service. It is a library of Apps regulated by the NHS which may or may not be useful for individuals.

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NHS Library WebsiteNHS Self Help Library

DRCSAS does not use, or have any input regarding, this service. It is a library is regulated by the NHS which may or may not be useful for individuals.

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Resilience-through-the-pandemicResilience through the pandemic

This document aims to provide evidence-based, self-help information and tips for getting through the coronavirus pandemic from Dr Kate Castle.

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Useful Links

Specialist Sexual Violence Organisations in Devon

The Survivor Pathway an online resource for anyone wanting to know more about specialist sexual violence support in the South West

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) specialise in rapes and sexual assaults which have taken place in the past 10 days, they are able to treat injuries, test for STI’s, provide emergency contraception and collect and store forensic evidence. You do not have to report anything to the police to go to the SARC and/or have forensic evidence taken.

Survivors Alliance North Devon (SANDS) specialist counselling service for adults living in North Devon who have suffered from sexual abuse or rape and their non-offending family members.

First Light are the Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) service in Devon. ISVAs are trained to provide emotional and practical support to survivors of rape, sexual abuse and sexual assault who have reported to the police or are considering reporting to the police.  You do not have to report anything to the police to have an initial meeting with an ISVA.

SALT - Sexual Abuse Listening Therapy are based in Plymouth and provide a listening therapy for individuals, couples, carers and families in the area of childhood sexual abuse.

Specialist Domestic Abuse Organisations in Devon

North Devon Against Domestic Abuse (NDADA) domestic abuse support for women living in North Devon.

Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) supporting families to recover from the trauma of domestic violence & abuse.

SPLITZ support services to adults and young people experiencing the trauma of domestic abuse

Specialist Services for People who are Homeless or Precariously Housed in Devon

St Petrock’s provide a range of emergency, support and housing services to help people re-build their lives and make the transition to independent living.

BCHA not for profit, registered Housing Association that have been supporting the local community including those experiencing homelessness for the past 50 years.

Julian House Assertive Outreach Team working in Exeter, Teignbridge and east, north and mid Devon to help people off the streets and into accommodation.

National Organisations

Childline help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Karma Nirvana supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) supporting recovery from childhood abuse.

Rape Crisis England and Wales (RCEW) supporting survivors of sexual violence.

Safeline supporting individuals after experiencing sexual abuse or rape.

Samaritans support for whatever you're going through.

Victim Support support for individuals impacted by crime.