Responding to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

Help for survivors and victims of child sexual exploitation

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

Always call 999 in an emergency

Get support and advice

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

Visit the NSPCC website

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 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

Hackenthorpe Lodge: Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

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

Visit the Hackenthorpe Lodge 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