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24 hour crisis support service and referrals:
03333 448283
(Option 2)
Office Contact  - 0191 375 2933

Contact Us

The Meadows Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Tel: 0191 3729202
Monday - Friday (office hours)
If we are unavailable, please leave a brief message and we will return your call as soon as possible

Durham Constabulary

Tel: 101 (non emegency)
Always dial 999 in an emergency
Web: www.durham.police.uk

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington and County Durham)

Tel: 01325 369933

County Durham and Darlington Sexual Health Services (Genitourinary Medicine and Contraception Services)

Darlington Memorial Hospital: 01325 743203
Bishop Auckland Hospital: 01388 455700
University Hospital North Durham: 0191 333 2660 / 2661


Tel: 116 123 (24 hour helpline)
Web: www.samaritans.org

Crime Stoppers

Tel: 0800 555 111
Web: www.crimestoppers-uk.org


Tel: 0800 1111 (Freephone)
Web: www.childline.org.uk/

NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

Tel: 0800 800 5000
Web: www.nspcc.org.uk


Tel: 0808 808 0700
Web: www.respond.org.uk
For males and females with learning difficulties

Victim Support National Helpline

Tel: 0845 3030 900
Web: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Survivors UK

Tel: 0845 122 1201
Web: www.survivorsuk.org
Support for males

Rights of Women

Advice line: 020 7251 6577
Sexual violence legal advice line: 020 7251 8887
Web: www.row.org.uk/

Women’s Aid

Tel: 0800 2000 247 (24 hour free phone helpline)
Web: www.womensaid.org.uk
National Domestic Violence Helpline

National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Tel: 0808 801 0331

Suzy Lamplugh Trust - Live Life Safe

For personal safety information www.suzylamplugh.org​​​

We encourage feedback on the service to ensure that we provide the right support for you.
If you would like to make a complaint, provide a compliment, or add a comment about any part of the service received at The Meadows please call and speak to the Manager (0191 3729202) or email us at sarc@durham.pnn.police.uk