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Listening, believing & supporting

We provide a free  and confidential service to women aged 18 and over who live in Hertfordshire and have been raped or sexually abused or assaulted at any time in their lives.

We also support families and friends who are supporting survivors of sexual violence.

Helpline  – 01707 276512
Email – helpline@hertsrapecrisis.org.uk 

Thursdays from 7.30pm – 9.30pm calls are answered – at all other times please leave a message. Messages will be returned with discretion and your confidentiality will be protected. 

Do you need help now?

If you have suffered any form of sexual assault recently or in the past we can help.

For Families & Friends

If you are supporting someone who has been raped/abused we can help you.

Our helpline is answered on a Thursday evening between 7.30 and 9:30pm.  At any other time, you can leave a message and a volunteer counsellor will call you back as soon as she can.  We can offer information and support to you and will be able to help you decide what is best for you.

Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW) 24/7 Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Line is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Call free 0808 500 2222 or visit their website to start a free online chat.https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/want-to-talk/


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“The lady on the helpline was very understanding”

“At first I thought it would be strange meeting with 2 women, but it was actually very positive”

“An amazing service with amazing people”

“Just wanted to say a massive thank you for helping me overcome my sexual abuse, I could not have done it without your help”

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Our thanks go to Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) and Manchester Rape Crisis (MRC) for use of some of their original content.

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