Useful safeguarding links

Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

Provides free and confidential support and information to women, men, young people and children from the age of 5 years who have been affected by sexual abuse no matter when or how it happened. Support is also provided to parents, partners, other supporters and professionals.

Blue Sky Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) - Coventry and Warwickshire

A free independent service offered to women, men and children who are a victim of rape and sexual assault. The service is located at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton and includes medical care, police intervention (if you choose to report the crime) and various other support services. The service is available 24/7, 365 days a year.

Rape or Sexual Abuse Support (RoSA) – Warwickshire

Provides free and confidential support to women, men, young people and children from the age of 5 years who have experienced the trauma of rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence. Support is also offered to family members, partners and carers.

Safeline - Warwickshire and surrounding areas

A specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery. This includes working with people whose mental health issues (manifesting for example as self-harming) suggest that they may be vulnerable to abuse. Services are also offered to family members and friends of abuse survivors.


The NSPCC are a children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. They help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.


NAPAC offers support to adult survivors of all type of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect.

Stop it Now!

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland is a child sexual abuse prevention campaign and Helpline. It is run by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused. Stop it Now! supports adults to play their part in prevention through providing sound information, educating members of the public, training those who work with children and families and running our Freephone confidential Helpline.

Indepedent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

The Truth Project is part of the independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. The purpose of the project is to give victims and survivors of child sexual abuse the opportunity to share their experiences. If you would like to share your experience of child sexual abuse and/or institutional failure to tackle that abuse please contact:

Open the Book

Open the Book is run by The Bible Society. They train volunteers to go into schools to teach Bible stories.