- Tue, Oct 5, 2021
- Statement in response to Sarah Everard Sentencing and growing incidents of sexual violence against women and girls. . . . read more
LRC is run by an all female team (Trustees, staff and volunteers). We provide safe space where women and girls can access free and confidential services following any form of sexual violence either recently or in the past.
Leicester Rape Crisis aims to provide a non-judgemental service regardless of your race, religion,faith, culture, disability, sexuality, age or background. We are here to support you.
Leicester Rape Crisis accepts self-referrals from individuals who have been sexually abused or raped.
We also accept referrals from third parties such as organisations, G.P's, Health Service Providers, Social Services, Schools etc. We also accept referrals from friends and relatives.
We always need permission from the person being referred.
All our services are provided within a confidential space. However, sometimes there are exceptions to this, in cases such as where:
In such cases we will always discuss the issues with you.
LRC adopts a feminist perspective that recognised that sexual violence is a crime of violence and abuse of power. By working to feminist principles, LRC further recognised that the women in never to blame for abuse she has experienced.
LRC provides a female environment which is a safe and supportive that allows personal growth and through giving the women and girls confidence to talk about any fears or struggles that have arose from the abuse, or that may arise from everyday life.