All posts by: Laura Worsfold

Christmas Opening Hours

Please note the office and helpline will be closed on Thursday December 24th as well as on bank holidays (December 25th, 28th and January 1st) The office will operate its usual opening hours Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am... Read More

Home Office Consultation

The Home Office have launched a consultation to support the development of the revised Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy. Details on the consultation and survey can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/violence-against-women-and-girls-vawg-call-for-evidence... Read More

New code of practice for victims and witnesses

https://www.apccs.police.uk/media/5833/victims-code-april-2021.pdf... Read More

Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (GRASAC) has won a £1,000 Movement for Good award thanks to nominations from the public.

GRASAC is one of 500 winners in specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards, which is giving £1million to charities this summer. Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 500 gifts of £1,000... Read More

Government supports additional sexual violence support at GRASAC

Monday 8 June 2020 Government funds critical sexual violence advisers in Gloucestershire Gloucestershire now has two new Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs) working to support victims in the county, following concern that too few rape and serious sexual offences were... Read More

CAHMS survey

Children and young people, parents, carers and health and social care professionals in Gloucestershire are being asked to share their experiences of mental health and wellbeing support to help improve future experiences for children and young people. Feedback will be... Read More

First response to reporting of sexual violence

Please take the time to complete the below survey if you can. https://glos.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/first-response-to-reporting-of-sexual-violence With many Police Forces deciding to no longer maintain Specialist Trained Officers for sexual violence cases, this timely piece of research is looking for participants to help... Read More

Amazon Wish List

We now have our first amazon wish list.  The items on the list will directly support the survivors we work with by either ensuring the support rooms are welcoming and friendly or by being used at the groups we run.... Read More

We are OPEN

We are aware of the impact of covid 19 on many individuals, businesses and support services, however we wanted to let you know that our support is still available. Our admin line (01452 305421) is open for any queries during... Read More

Cornoavirus self help information and links

  We will regularly be updating this post with helpful information and any changes to our helpline operating hours. Our self help guide has lots of information, and tips  click below to access the guide. SELF HELP GUIDE Our telephone... Read More
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