Responding to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

  1. Responding to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham
  2. What is the focus of our work
  3. Who helps the Council to deliver the response
  4. How have help and support services improved
  5. Help for survivors and victims of child sexual exploitation (You are here)

Help for survivors and victims of child sexual exploitation

Get support and advice

The NSPCC is a national organisation that can signpost you to local support and advice services.

Visit the NSPCC website

Get help for a child being abused or neglected

Anyone who is concerned about the safety of a young person, or who may be suffering abuse themselves, is urged to seek help - call police on 101 or the MASH Team (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub).

Call MASH on 01709 336080

Call the police

Always dial 999 in an emergency

Other local services that can help

Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service (Racs)

Free professional counselling for men and women who have experienced rape, sexual abuse or domestic abuse.

Visit the Racs website

Grow

Grow provides a range of services to young people affected by child sexual exploitation and support to their families.

Visit the Grow website

Rotherham Rise

Rotherham Rise (formerly Women’s Refuge) works with young people (ages 12-18) and women (age 18 plus) to provide family support and counselling.

Visit the Rotherham Rise website

Swinton Lock

Support and advice for people affected by child sexual exploitation. Includes art therapy, group work, one to one support and help to access other services.

Visit the Swinton Lock website

The South Yorkshire Community Foundation

Works to fund charities, community and voluntary groups assisting those affected by child sexual exploitation.

Visit the Community Federation website

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Sarc)

A one-stop service for people of any age who have experienced rape or sexual assault.

Visit the Sarc website

Barnardo’s ReachOut Service

A range of services to support children and young people in Rotherham who have been or who are at risk of being sexually exploited.

Read more about the ReachOut service

The Base Project

Includes a number of organisations who provide a range of services to victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation, and their families.

Visit the Base website

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