We are a caring, non-judgmental charitable organisation.
Our aim is to support all male and female survivors of rape and sexual abuse in Surrey and the surrounding areas.
RASASC is a registered charity, established in 1992 and is made up of:
- 11 full and part-time paid staff,
- 60 volunteers - (counsellors, helpline volunteers, Trustees and events helpers).
We are based in the centre of Guildford and offer support to anyone in Surrey, or those just outside Surrey. See our list of Services for more details.
Our organisation exists by applying for grants, trust funds, corporate funding, public donations, counselling client donations and fundraising events. Our annual running costs are over £250,000 per annum.
If you've never suffered sexual abuse or rape, but want to support our work, please consider making a donation to RASASC. Every contribution helps us turn a victim into a survivor.
Often there is no one for a raped or sexually abused person to turn to, no one with whom to share their feelings. Caring partners or family members have difficulty understanding and coping with the aftermath.
Experience has shown it's easier to talk to a skilled person - someone who can be relied upon to listen carefully and empathise with the caller, without making judgements.
Someone who can speak in a way that will not re-traumatise the survivor.
The waiting area at our office is friendly and warm. Visitors can gather their thoughts before/after a session or meeting and can also make a cup of coffee/tea.
To help raise funds, visitors can browse our small library of books for sale and bring recycling items in for collection (used ink cartridges, phones and stamps).