There is help and support for victims and survivors of crime in Warwickshire.
A wide range of support services are available for victims and survivors of crime in Warwickshire. Contact details can be found below.
If you are a victim or survivor, you are not alone and services are available to support you.
In most cases, you do not need to have reported an offence to the Police to access support.
If you’ve been affected by crime, call your local victim care team in Warwickshire on 01926 682 693 or visit www.victimsupport.org.uk/resources/warwickshire/
Refuge – Warwickshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Service is a countywide service that offers help and support to women, men and children experiencing domestic violence in Warwickshire. If you live in Warwickshire you can call 0800 408 1552 to speak to a support worker. If you are not able to call, please email DVSW@refuge.org.uk
More information, and links for more support services, relating to domestic abuse can be found on our dedicated Talk2Someone website
Information on national support services, including those for LGBT+ victims and survivors, men experiencing domestic abuse, people bereaved by a death following domestic abuse and perpetrators, can be found on the BBC Action Line website.
Rape and Sexual Abuse
RoSA – RoSA is an independent charity working throughout Warwickshire, offering free confidential support for anyone who has experienced rape, sexual abuse, or sexual violence.
Tel: 01788 551151 or visit www.rosasupport.org
Safeline – Safeline is a specialist charity providing a range of services across Warwickshire to support all survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Tel: 01926 402498 (or text 07860 027573) or visit www.safeline.org.uk/
The Blue Sky Centre (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) – The Blue Sky Centre is a SARC where any victim of rape or sexual assault will receive medical care, police intervention (if they wish to report the crime), and various other support services.
Tel: 01926 507805 or visit blueskycentre.org.uk/
Children and young people have a right to be safe and should be protected from all forms of abuse. It’s everyone’s responsibility to spot the signs of child exploitation and protect children and young people in Warwickshire.
Visit the Something’s Not Right website for information and details of support available
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) – If you are worried about any child and think they may be a victim of neglect, abuse or cruelty, contact the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01926 414144 or visit www.safeguardingwarwickshire.co.uk/safeguarding-children
Mental Health Support
Dear Life – Dear Life is a suicide prevention website which aims to reach people in Coventry and Warwickshire who are seeking support or anyone who is worried about a loved one or someone they know.
Visit https://www.dearlife.org.uk/ for information and details of support services.
Warwickshire Safe Haven -Coventry and Warwickshire Mind’s Safe Haven provides an out-of-hours mental health support service to people across Warwickshire.
Tel: 02477 714554, text 07970 042270 or visit https://cwmind.org.uk/warwickshire-safe-haven-nuneaton/
Other Support Services in Warwickshire
Find information about a wide range of local organisations, groups and agencies that provide activities, advice, services and support in the Warwickshire Directory, just visit directory.warwickshire.gov.uk/
If you are in immediate danger, always call 999.
To report a crime to the Police in a non-emergency situation, dial 101 or visit www.warwickshire.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/