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OSARCC

Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre

OSARCC: Doesn't provide shelter Doesn't provide shelter
OSARCC: Provides guidance Provides guidance
OSARCC: Doesn't provide new skill learning Doesn't provide new skill learning
OSARCC: Accepts time Accepts time
OSARCC: Accepts things Accepts things
OSARCC: Accepts money Accepts money

Contact Details

OSARCC Phone Number: 0800 783 6294 or 01865 726295 (confidential listening space) / 01865 725311 (appointments, referrals, office)
0800 783 6294 or 01865 726295 (confidential listening space) / 01865 725311 (appointments, referrals, office)

Service Type

Advice and support

Funding Status

Part funded by Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, a range of other organisations and trusts, and public donations

Operating Hours

Core office hours are 10am to 4pm on weekdays - see service description for availability of listening services

Eligibility & Referral

OSARCC supports self-identifying women and girls who have experienced any kind of sexual violence and abuse, and anyone who supports them. Women and girls can refer themselves or be referred by a third party

Service Description

OSARCC is a feminist organisation committed to supporting survivors of sexual abuse, rape, domestic abuse, and harassment. It offers a free and confidential service to self-identifying women and girls who are dealing with the effects of sexual violence, and to anyone who is supporting them.

Services include advice and advocacy, counselling, listening services, referrals and support groups. 

You can also donate to or volunteer for OSARCC. Volunteering opportunities may include supporting service users, fundraising and publicity. 

Key functions & activities offered

Listening services

Listening services for survivors of sexual violence and abuse are available by phone, text or email.

Phone support is available on 01865 726295 (standard rate) or 0800 783 6294 (freephone) on three evenings a week:

Sunday 6pm - 8:30pm

Monday 6:30pm - 9pm

Thursday 6:30pm - 9pm

Text support is available by texting 07537 432 442 on two evenings a week:

Sunday 6pm - 8:30pm

Thursday 6:30pm - 9pm

You can email OSARCC at any time at support@osarcc.org.uk and they aim to respond within seven days.

Face to face support

You can access face to face support, including counselling and support groups, by calling 01865 725311 or emailing referrals@osarcc.org.uk

Referrals and advice for professionals

You can refer clients to OSARCC or get confidential advice and signposting by calling 01865 725311 or emailing referrals@osarcc.org.uk

Volunteering, donations and fundraising

If you would like to support OSARCC, including volunteering, making a donation or fundraising, call 01865 725311 or email admin@osarcc.org.uk.