Our therapeutic support services are a Support Group and up to 20 sessions of 1-1 Counselling. These are currently accessible for self-identifying women and non-binary individuals recorded female at birth.
The wait time for Counselling is currently around 18 months and the wait time for the Support Group is around 9 months.
We can also offer a Psychoeducation course held via video call weekly for 6 sessions, or access to our pre-recorded psychoeducation videos. The psychoeducation will explore the psychology of trauma and sexual violence and how it can impact your body and mind.
Our weekly Drop-in Groups can also be accessed whilst you are waiting for support. These groups include arts and craft, and yoga sessions, virtual coffee mornings and monthly webinars.
COMMUNITY INDEPENDENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADVISOR (ISVA)
Our Community ISVAs offer practical and emotional support for survivors of any gender in Oxfordshire who are considering reporting an experience of sexual violence, or who have already reported to the police. They can offer support with the reporting process, accompanying to meetings, and advocate on their behalf with the police and other agencies. We can also sometimes provide practical support with other issues related to the sexual violence you have experienced - e.g. housing, employment issues etc.
There is currently a TWO MONTH waiting time for our Community ISVA Service.
The Victims First Specialist Service may be able to offer support more quickly. You can contact them on 0300 1234 148.
OXFORD UNIVERSITY INDEPENDENT SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADVISOR (OxUni ISVA)
Our specialist university ISVA offers specialist advice, support and advocacy to students of any gender at the University of Oxford to help you come to decisions about what is right for you.
The ISVA is employed by OSARCC and is independent from the university. She can provide you with impartial information about your options following an experience of sexual violence including reporting to the police. If you decide to report, or have already reported, she can support you throughout the criminal justice process. She can also provide guidance and information on the complaints process and disciplinary procedures within Colleges and the University and can provide ongoing support. She can accompany you to meetings and advocate on your behalf with the police, your College, and other agencies.
The SEE Project service supports young people self-identifying as female and non-binary individuals, recorded female at birth, aged 14 - 18 years old.
We offer specialist 1-1 Counselling which currently has a wait time of around 3 months.
We can also offer speciality Children and Young Peoples Independent Sexual Violence Advisory (ChISVA) support to young people 14-18 years of any gender identity, if they are considering reporting an experience of sexual violence or have already reported.
Our Listening services support all women, trans and non-binary people of all ages, with no referral needed.
We can discuss options for specialist support for men.
If you are male, trans male or non-binary recorded male at birth and seeking counselling or other therapeutic support, please see the services listed here: Counselling for Male Survivors