Cumbria Rape Crisis

Helping People Across Cumbria

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Welcome to West Cumbria Rape Crisis

West Cumbria Rape Crisis are a charity organisation which operates throughout Allerdale, Copeland, Eden and Carlisle areas of Cumbria. We offer free support to anyone over the age of 12 years who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their life. This includes support for partners, carers,family members and friends amongst others.

Services Offered

ISVA Service

A specially trained Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) offers confidential support and advice to both males and females who have been the victims of sexual violence, rape or sexual abuse. We will help clients to process what has happened and explain the options available to them. This service is available to young people and adults from the age of 12.

Telephone Helpline

  • Provides a confidential contact point
  • Available 24 hours a day as an answerphone/staffed service
  • Call-back service if requested
  • Staffed by trained volunteers who have rape trauma and sexual assault training
  • Information about other helping services available
  • Our Helpline number will not register on your phone bill or if 1471 is dialled

Face to Face Support

  • One-to-one confidential support from a trained volunteer
  • At a mutually convenient time and venue during office hours

Counselling Services

  • Professionally qualified volunteer counsellors
  • At a mutually convenient time and venue during office hours