There are a range of services, organisations and partnerships, both local and national, that can provide specialised advice and support complementing that provided by CLEAR


0800 1111 /

Childline is a free, private and confidential service there to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Early Help Hub

Support for parents, including referral to:

  • Early Years Inclusion Service
  • Family Support
  • Health Visiting (over 2 years)
  • Parenting Support
  • School Nursing
  • Targeted Youth Support
  • Video Interaction Guidance

Safer Futures

0300 777 4777 /  /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Safer Futures is a domestic abuse and sexual violence service commissioned by Safer Cornwall and delivered in partnership by First Light and Barnardo’s across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Safer Cornwall is the community safety partnership for Cornwall. It is made up of statutory organisations (Cornwall Council, Devon and Cornwall Police, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, National Probation Service, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall Community Rehabilitation Company and NHS Kernow) and a wide range of other public sector, voluntary, community and private organisations.

Valued lives

Valued Lives is a mental health charity based in Cornwall which offers a crisis service, community based care and support, therapeutic activities, enablement programmes, and general advocacy services.

Penhaligon’s Friends

01209 210624  /

Penhaligon’s Friends is a Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers. They offer children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents.


08088081677  /  /

CRUSE provide support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. They offer face-to-face, telephone, email and website support


01726 862727 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pentreath promot good mental health through personal development, education and employment. They offer support to help people believe in their own potential and achieve their vocational goals, whatever challenges they face. They recommend that you speak to your mental health or social care worker or your GP if you want to access their services. They also accept self-referrals.


A drug, alcohol and mental health charity.

Womens Centre

Rape & Sexual Abuse Helpline  01208 77099  /  Domestic Abuse Helpline:  01208 79992  /

Women's Centre Cornwall is run by women, for women. They aim to empower and enable all women and girls to gain the health and well-being and confidence and skills to achieve their potential and become stronger and more independent.

Citizens Advice

For debt enquiries text DEBT to 78866  /  For all other enquiries text ADVICE to 78866 And Citizens Advice will call back  /

Citizens Advice offer the advice people need for the problems they face - free, independent, confidential and impartial. 


Call 116 123 for free / 01872 277277 local call charges apply /

The Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide. Whatever the issue they are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


helpline - 0800 58 58 58 - 5pm to midnight, 365 days a year  /

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) provide support in the prevention of suicide including the tools needed for action

The Survivors Trust

Advice & Support: 08088 010818  /

The Survivors Trust is a national umbrella agency of over 125 specialist voluntary sector agencies throughout the UK and Ireland providing a range of counselling, therapeutic and support services working with women, men and children who are victims/survivors of rape, sexual violence and sexual abuse Information.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Call 0808 801 0331 free from all landlines and mobiles: Monday – Thursday 10:00-21:00 and Friday 10:00-18:00  /

NAPAC provides a national freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.


13 to 18  /  18+  / available 12pm to 8pm

SurvivorsUK help victims of male sexual abuse as well as their friends and family, no matter when the abuse happened.

MOSAC (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Freephone: 0800 980 1958 /  Website:

Supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide various types of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Care and Support in Cornwall

This website is for residents of Cornwall requiring care and support

The Family Information Service (FIS)

The family Information Service supports families across Cornwall with free and impartial information and advice.

Victim Support

08081689111 - operates 24/7  /

Victim Support provide support for people affected by crime or traumatic events - free and confidential.

Women's Aid

08082000247 - 24hr freephone  /

Support for women and children survivors of domestic abuse


Helpline:   03001233393 or text 86463 (9am to 6pm)  /

National mental health charity

The Truth Project

0800 917 1000 - open weekdays 8am-8pm, Saturdays 10am-12pm. Calls are free /

The Truth Project is part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. The Truth Project offers victims and survivors the opportunity to share their experience in writing, on the telephone or in person.


24hr national domestic violence helpline:  08082000247 (run in conjunction with Women's Aid - see above)  /

Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence and violence against women and girls is not tolerated and when women and children can live in safety.

 Young Minds  /   YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis - text YM to 85258 (Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus)  /  Helpline for parents looking for support:  08088025544

National charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people

Support for males survivors of sexual abuse

RA Info

Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime and  Healing - information and resources for survivors, therapists, friends and families.

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Cornwall

Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Helpline:  0300 3034626  /

The Truro SARC is based at the Willow Centre, a safe location on Truro Health Park. All of the staff are specially trained to support anyone who has experienced rape or sexual assault. This could have been recently or in the past. You will always be believed and treated with the utmost dignity and respect. The Truro SARC provides support and services to males and females of any age.

Norda House Project

24 hour helpline:  01872 225 629  /  /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Norda support men who have left or are leaving abusive relationships and can provide safe accommodation for men and their children in our male refuge in Cornwall.

Cornwall Women's Refuge Trust

24 Domestic Abuse Helpline:  01872 225629  /

Cornwall Refuge Trust provides refuge accommodation for women, men and children who have escaped domestic abuse, offering them a safe and supportive environment in which to recover from their experiences.

 Kooth Counselling

Available online:  Monday – Friday 12pm to 10pm &  Saturday – Sunday 6pm to 10pm  /  Support in Cornwall  /

Through Kooth, young people in Cornwall have access to a free counselling service.  The service will offer face-to-face counselling through young people's centres and some schools across Cornwall.  It also includes a free online counselling and support service provided via's website staffed by a team of qualified counsellors. 

 Rights of Women

National family law line - for women in England and Wales who need family law advice:  020 7251 6577 (Opening hours: Tues – Thurs 7pm to 9pm; Friday 12pm to 2pm)

Criminal law - for women in England and Wales who need advice on criminal law; can advise on: sexual offences including rape and sexual assault; domestic violence, harassment and stalking; reporting offences to the police and the criminal justice system:  020 7251 8887 (Opening hours: Tuesdays 7pm-9pm)

Download a booklet called From report to court: a handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence, produced by the charity Rights of Women

Rights of Women work in lots of different ways to help women through the law.


              Also see Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Cornwall above

Crown Prosecution Service




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