Sexual Trauma & Abuse Restorative Therapies

Advice & Support Line
01962 868 688

As part of Community First, START is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract to deliver its specialist sexual abuse and trauma services across North, Central and the District of East Hampshire commencing October 2023. The service will run until at least 2025 with a further extension until 2028 possible. The contract is a combined funded arrangement between Hampshire County Council, the NHS and Hampshire OPCC as the lead commissioner.

Steve Witheyman, START Service Manager said: “the new contract validates the tremendous service that START has provided for victims and survivors of sexual abuse over the years, for both Adults and Children & Young People throughout North and Central Hampshire and we look forward to both maintaining and developing our services in the years to come.”

START offers in-person and remote specialist counselling, support groups and residential weekends for survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse alongside a daily helpdesk and self-help tools to those on the waiting lists.

Call our Advice & Support Line on 01962 868 688 or 01962 864 433

Anonymous SMS Text helpline service: 07860 027 793

Available 24 hours


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