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We're sorry for the strange appearance of our website - we're working on it! For easily accessed information please refer to our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/survivorsnet/

Survivors' Network is a registered charity that aims to reduce sexual violence and its impact on survivors' lives. We are a fully accredited member of Rape Crisis England and Wales and are the Rape Crisis Centre for Sussex.

We understand that a healing journey starts with a small step and are here to help you.

We know that it takes a lot of courage to seek help for the effects of sexual abuse. There is no right or wrong way to feel afterwards and there is no fixed time for recovery.

No-one ever asks to be raped or is responsible for the attack in any way.

We believe that with the right support you can heal from your experiences. 

This website has more information about Survivors' Network and our services. If you can’t find the information you need please contact us on 01273 203380 or email admin@survivorsnetwork.org.uk.

Our building is women-only on Monday evenings and all day on Thursdays

 

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MAKING SERVICES ACCESSIBLE TO TRANS* SURVIVORS - 28th September

This workshop will cover essential dos and don’ts and equip you with the tools you need to assess how trans* friendly your services are and make practical changes to improve their accessibility.

 

EXPLORING FEELINGS USING THE CREATIVE ARTS - FOR YOUNG WOMEN AGED 16-25

 

*PAINTING* *DRAWING* *SANDPLAY *COLLAGE* *GAMES*

 

4 Wednesdays in August - 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

11.30AM – 1PM Workshop

Pizza Lunch 1PM – 1.30PM

Book in advance to come to one or all workshops

 

HOPE - a new project for BME women

 

A new organisation raising awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse among women in BME communities.

Who we are

 

We are a multi-lingual group of Black and Minority Ethnic women called HOPE. We’re trained to raise awareness of domestic violence and abuse among women in BME communities across Sussex. We offer facilitated sessions to community groups.

 

Drop-in service 

Exploring invisible crimes and victimisations: a call for research participants

Project Aims:

What is the nature and extent of recorded sexual violence in the army?

How does this differ to that which is unreported?

 

Support all the brave people who speak out about abuse

I was asked to write a comment piece for The Argus following extensive coverage about a survivor who had waived her right to anonymity. I've reproduced it here:

 

The courage of Tina Roper, who featured in The Argus when she waived her right to anonymity to speak out about her experiences of sexual violence, is testament to the incredible strength and resilience shown by many survivors.

 

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