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SOS Rape Crisis

SOS Rape Crisis offer specialist practical and emotional support and a counselling service for girls and women (aged 11+) in a safe environment who have been affected by sexual violence within our community of Southend, Rochford and Castle Point. We provide support and advocacy for women. We also have a girls and young women’s service which includes one to one support and group work. We offer counselling, which is available through self-referrals, for girls and women aged 16+ and a telephone help line service.

SOS Rape Crisis supports young men

SOS Rape Crisis can offer support to young male survivors aged between 11-16 who have experienced sexual violence or who are at risk from experiencing sexual violence.

SOS Rape Crisis supports the areas of Southend-On-Sea, Rochford and Castlepoint.

For any referrals:  Please contact our referral coordinator at:

Referring agencies need to complete a referral form that can be down loaded from our website Telephone requests can be made for the form to be faxed or emailed. The form must be sent to SOS Rape Crisis before the referral can be accepted: this will enable SOSRC to process the referral as quickly as possible.

Self-referrals can be made by contacting SOSRC via email or by phone.

Who to contact


Opening Times

When is it on

Not open Bank Holidays

Session Information
Monday 09:00 - 17:00; Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00; Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00; Thursday 09:00 - 21:00; Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Other Details



There are no costs involved for the general public.

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

all welcome. Please call to discuss any individual requirements.

Childcare Information

Age Range

11 years to 99 years


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I came here for a while and i felt so much better after only three sessions I felt like i didnt have to hide away from the world anymore, I would really suggest this if it is needed as it is so helpful :) 


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  •  Record created: 04 Nov 2019

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