Sexual violence: Freephone helpline
If you or someone you know needs help now, you can call Lifeline free, in confidence, 24/7 on 0808 808 8000.
Lifeline is a crisis response helpline available to people of all ages across Northern Ireland. It offers immediate help over the phone 24/7 if you, or someone you know, is in distress or despair.
All calls are answered by qualified counsellors who are available to listen, help and support your needs in confidence. They are experienced in dealing with a range of issues including sexual violence and abuse, self-harm, trauma, depression, anxiety and suicide.
If appropriate, you could be offered an appointment for face-to-face counselling or other therapies in your local area within seven days. Lifeline can put you in touch with follow-up services to ensure you receive the best possible response to your needs.
Lifeline also gives support and guidance to families and carers, concerned friends, professionals, teachers, youth workers, clergy and communities.
Remember, you can call Lifeline on 0808 808 8000 at anytime on any day. All calls are free and treated confidentially. The counsellors are there to listen, to give support and advice, but not to judge.