Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds (SARSVL)

The Service

SARSVL is the Leeds rape crisis centre providing independent, confidential support to women and girls affected by any kind of sexual violence at any times in their lives. SARSVL has a Freephone helpline which can also be accessed by text message or email. This service is open to all women and girls and provides emotional support and signposting.

Our advocacy service is open to women aged 18 and over and provides practical and emotional support to women who have reported to the police or are considering doing so, or are at all stages of the criminal justice process.

Our counselling service is open to women aged 18 and over.

What we offer

Access Restrictions

Counselling and advocacy services available to women over 18 only. You must live within WF3, WF10 or any LS postcode.



Address: PO BOX 827 Leeds LS1 9PN

Telephone: Office number: 0113 2439102 Helpline: 08088023344 (Freephone number)



Availability: Monday-Friday 9-5 - advocacy and counselling services. For helpline please see SARSVL website

Languages: If a woman or girl requires an interpreter for an advocacy or counselling appointment, we will arrange this at no charge to the woman