The leading specialist charity for sexual abuse and rape offering free counselling and support services. We support men, women and young people.

Services we offer:

Helpline and Online Support Service

We provide free confidential emotional support and information to people affected by sexual abuse and rape and their families. Our specially trained team can support you by telephone, text, chat and email and we have a dedicated service for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape. You can contact us anonymously.

To access support you can:

  • Call our helpline on 0808 8005005
  • Text us on 07860 027573
  • Email us at
  • Chat with us here by clicking on one of the links below.

Online counselling –

We offer free online counselling to adults resident in the UK who have been targets of rape or sexual abuse. We provide counselling through telephone, email, video and instant messaging so you can choose the therapy that works best for you.

Our professionally qualified counsellors provide a non-judgemental and confidential space where you can work through your experiences. To access this service, please fill in a self-referral form or contact our Helpline on 0808 8005005 or email

To find out more about Safeline and other services that we provide please visit

Our online counselling team: