Victims and survivors of domestic abuse

Victims of Rape or Sexual Assault

If you are a victim of rape or sexual assault, this guide will help you understand what support is available to you. You can access a glossary for more information on the terms used in this guide. If you have been raped or sexually assaulted, it’s important to remember that it was not your fault.

At all times you deserve to be treated with dignity, listened to and understood.

Being a victim of rape, sexual assault or abuse is a difficult and traumatic experience.

Help is available to you, whenever and wherever the offence occurred or if you are still experiencing abuse.

It is never too early or too late to ask for help.

You do not have to report the crime to the police to get support.