Are you concerned about wearing a mask?
- Wed, Dec 19, 2012
- A good read and advice from the survivors trust for anybody who is concerned about wearing a mask. (Direct link - opens a new tab on their web site) . . . read more
We have taken the decision to close Jasmine House for the time being. This is in line with the current recommendations from the Government to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Where possible we are working from home.
The RCSL National Rape Crisis Helpline is for women survivors in England and Wales and the number is: 0808 802 9999. Opening times are unchanged (12 - 2.30pm & 7 - 9.30pm daily).
If you need to talk to someone in person, then please call the centre coordinator on: 079 5602 4946
(This number is available from Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm)
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.