Support for Sexual Trauma


You can contact NEXUS on 028 9032 6803 or

NEXUS also run the Domestic and Sexual Abuse helpline

The Domestic and Sexual Abuse helpline is open to women and men affected by domestic and sexual violence and abuse. This free telephone service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Phone: 0808 802 1414 (Freephone)


The Rowan Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

The Rowan is the regional Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Northern Ireland. They provide professional support services to people who’ve been raped, sexually abused or sexually assaulted recently or in the past. They support:

  • children
  • young people
  • adult men
  • adult women

They’re available 24 hours a day all year.

Antrim Area Hospital
45 Bush Road
BT41 2RL

Phone: Freephone helpline - 0800 389 4424

Sexual Offences Legal Advisors (SOLA)

Victim Support NI can provide free legal representation to victims of serious sexual assault, up to the point of trial. This is a groundbreaking scheme as victims of crime are not usually entitled to their own legal representation.

You can contact them by phone at the Belfast Hub on 028 9024 3133, the Foyle Hub on 0287370086 or via email at

Further information can also be found here