If you have suffered with any of the issues raised in our recent story about sexual assault here is some information and guidance.
Victims of alleged sexual assault across Lincoln have come forward to LSJ News to say that people need to be more open and supportive. They feel there is still taboo around the subject of sexual abuse and there is a lot of victim blaming.
There are a number of fantastic services here in Lincoln for anyone seeking support, wanting to talk, or take action:
- Lincolnshire Victim support are a charity which offer emotional and practical support for those affected by crime.
If you’ve been affected by crime, call 0300 303 0158. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm, and Saturdays 9am-5pm.
- Lincolnshire Rape Crisis offers county-wide specialist support to survivors of rape and sexual assault, those who are at risk of sexual violence, and supporters of survivors.
- The Lincolnshire Survivors Trust offer telephone support, one-to-one counselling and emotional support, along with support for family and partners of those affected.
- Call: 01476 579379