Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre runs a variety of groups specifically for Survivors of rape, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse. You don’t have to be receiving support from us to attend, you can give us a ring on 01452 305421 and let us know which group you would like to join.

Friendship Group : this is an informal social gathering at our centre in Gloucester, also Stroud and the Forest of Dean.

Gloucester: Run once a month in the evenings by survivors themselves, it is a place where you will find a friendly understanding face and an opportunity to forge friendships. Email Laura@glosrasac.org.uk to find out the dates

Stroud will be meeting on the 17th October, 21st November and 19th December 2017 12.30pm to 2pm. Please call us on 01452 305421 or email jemma@glosrasac.org.uk to find out the address.

The Forest of Dean Friendship Group starts on the 31st August 10.30am – 12.00pm. Please call or email Christina@glosrasac.org.uk to find out the address. Other dates are 28th September, 26th October, 30th November and 28th December 2017

Creative Art Group: this group meets monthly and  is an opportunity to express yourself through the medium of art with our creative arts practitioner Katie McCue https://www.facebook.com/ArtistkatieMcCue/

Mindfulness: this is a new group held fortnightly on a Friday evening from 6.30pm for 1 hour at our centre in Gloucester and is run by an external practitioner experienced in healing trauma from the body. Dates for this are: 8th & 29th September and 13th & 27th October 2017