If you would like to make a referral on behalf of a client into SARC Support:
- Please ensure you have consent from the client
- Call us 24/7 on 03333 44 8283
- Or, complete the online professional referral form below
Due to the time restrictions of some interventions, we recommend seeking advice on 03333 44 8283 when supporting a victim of a recent rape or sexual assault (within last 7 days).
Client information is confidential and will transfer directly to the SARC case management system, only accessible to specially trained SARC staff.
Following an online referral, a SARC Support Coordinator will be in touch with the client by their preferred contact method at a time between 9am and 8pm Monday to Friday, and 10am and 2pm weekends and bank holidays. Where possible contact will be attempted at their suggested time and date.
Find your local SARC
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Teesside provides 24/7 support to anyone who has experienced rape and other sexual offences, whether this has happened recently or in the past.
SARC Northumberland Tyne & Wear opened in September 1991 to provide a free, confidential counselling, support and advice service for women (aged 16 and over at the time of the assault) who have been subjected to an attack of a sexual nature.
The Meadows Sexual Assault Referral Centre aims to provide a sensitive and comprehensive service to residents of County Durham and Darlington who have experienced rape or sexual assault.