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Updated: March 2012
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Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse is a confidential support service run by women for children and young people of both genders up to the age of 19 and adult women who have suffered any form
of sexual violence, past or present, directly or indirectly. 

We provide face-to-face counselling, support and advocacy. This can include assistance to report the offence, to attend court or to access other necessary services.  We have dedicated projects working
solely with children and young people and a support group for parents of child or adult victims. 

At present we do not work with adult men, but their calls will be treated sympathetically and we can
provide details of other organisations that can help.

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