Referral Form

For professionals with clients who would like support from Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service (CSASS)

Before you begin

CSASS provides a counselling service for anyone over the age of 18 who has experienced any form of sexual violence or abuse at any time in their lives. We also provide counselling support for friends, family and professionals who have been affected themselves through supporting survivors. Counselling is delivered at our office, in Chester city centre.

CSASS is a specialist service, adhering to Rape Crisis National Standards, and is an organisational member of BACP.

How to make a referral.

Please complete and submit the form below, with as much information as possible. CSASS accepts referrals made by professionals with the applicant’s knowledge and agreement. You must inform CSASS of any known risks to or from the client.

Confidentiality

  • CSASS services are confidential, unless there are concerns about safeguarding, immediate risk of harm to self or others, or issues of legality
  • CSASS may only disclose information to the referrer about the service user’s attendance with informed consent from all parties.
  • CSASS will not generally disclose issues discussed within counselling.
  • CSASS adhere to Confidentiality, Data Protection and Safeguarding Policies – available on request.

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Referrer Details

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Essential Details

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Client Contact Details

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Additional Details

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Please see our Equality and Diversity policy, available on our website, for more information
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Please tick box to confirm the client has consent given for referral to support services*

We are an organisation for survivors of sexual violence and abuse, and as such we do not accept referrals for anyone who is being investigated by the police for sexual, domestic or violent offences, or for anyone who may pose a risk of harm to others. Please confirm that, to your knowledge, the person being referred is not being investigated for these offences, and does not pose a risk of harm to others (tick box)*