Visit from The Harbour Centre

"The Harbour Centre Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) offers free support and practical help to all people, regardless of age, disability, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. If you have been raped or sexually assaulted (including penetration) either recently or in the past, we encourage you to contact us. Our Harbour Centre offers a fully accessible building along with disabled parking and our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can decide whether or not you wish to support a police investigation, our specialist trained staff are trained to help you make informed decisions about what you want to do next. We understand that everyone’s experience is different but our main concern is you and your well-being. We are here to help and make things easier for you whatever you choose to do."

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"I thought their visit was a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about their practice particularly around instilling expectations and boundaries but with a flexible and person-centred approach. It was great to hear that they have adapted the way they work to help educate their police colleagues and that they are helping to improve people’s knowledge and language surrounding sexual violence. "
Jade Todd, Team Leader

"Thank you so much to the ISVAs for their visit! It was a brilliant way to work out how we can best support our clients and each other. It was incredibly helpful to understand more about their way of working."
Imogen Sagon, Women's Specialist Practitioner

"It was interesting to hear what the SARC can offer people and how the process works."
Natalie Mattin, Women's Specialist Practitioner