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You can speak to any of the SARC team to explore your options and make an informed decision based on that discussion.
You can still report a rape or sexual assault even if it happened in the past.
SARC Teesside is purpose built specifically designed to provide a sensitive and dedicated service that meets the needs of Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault.
Take a look at the following information about rape and sexual assault. Click on the title to reveal more information.
SARC stands for Sexual Assault Referral Centre and there are around 40 SARC’s in the UK each covering a geographical area that is usually in line with local Policing areas.
Everyone will respond in their own unique way, there are however some feelings that are experienced by many victims of sexual violence.
If you are supporting someone who has been raped or sexually assaulted it can be painful and confusing at times.
Local contact numbers and other support services.