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Community and mental health services for Southampton, Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Support for Men

All of the services at a SARC are for men, women and children. Regardless of age, sexuality or gender, you will be believed and treated with dignity and respect. At Treetops we have female and male crisis workers.

Male rape is not something that’s often reported. According to the most recent government statistics, 75,000 men are estimated to be victims of sexual assault or attempted assault each year, with 9,000 men estimated to be victims of rape or attempted rape.  Statistics show that an estimated 94% of assaults go unreported.

If you are a man and you have been raped or sexually assaulted, we can help. We can provide immediate medical care, a forensic examination, blood tests and advice about sexual health and HIV medication. We can also put you in touch with counselling services. All of this is regardless of whether the police are involved or not.

To get help you can contact us on 0300 123 6616.


Men and boys impacted by sexual violence and abuse can also get support from other specialist organisations.

National Male Survivors Helpline

Safeline provide the #5MillionMen National Male Survivors Helpline: 0808 800 5005

They also provide emotional support via telephone, SMS (text) and email.


Survivors UK

Survivors UK provides an online helpline and other services for adult men (aged 18+) who want to talk about rape or sexual abuse.

They also provide a searchable database of specialist support services for men and boys. Use this to find support in your local area.


Self-help for male survivors

Survivors West Yorkshire (SWY) have produced a range of downloadable self-help guides.


Domestic violence

ManKind provide a helpline and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Men’s Advice Line also provide a helpline and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.


NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood)

0808 801 0331


National Rape Crisis

0808 802 9999


The Survivors Trust

0808 801 0818



01273 911 680


Male Survivor Partnership

0808 800 5005

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.


Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.