Help and support for those affected by rape and sexual assault in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Have you or someone you know been raped or sexually assaulted?
Juniper Lodge can help you with:
> Discreet services provided by experienced professionals
> Forensic medical facilities
> Emergency medicine and contraception
> Referral to other specialist agencies
> Access to an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA)
> The option to report to the Police if chosen

Juniper Lodge Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) provides a comprehensive service for anyone aged 13 and over living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have been raped or sexually assaulted either recently or at any time in the past, regardless of gender or gender identity.

You may be frightened, confused or feeling isolated. We’re here to support, reassure and provide the information you need to make your own choices. We have a team of specially trained and dedicated staff, who understand what impact rape and sexual assault can have on people’s lives. Our staff will endeavour to help you recover both physically and emotionally from your experience, whether you choose to report to the police or not.

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Meet the team

Millie Gant

SARC Manager

I am responsible for managing all aspects of the SARC as well as ensuring that we work in conjunction with our partners to provide an effective and flexible service to anyone who requires our help and support.

Carmela Sellecchia

SARC Support Officer

My role is primarily to make contact with both female and males who have been affected by any sexual assault ensuring that the necessary support is offered to them.

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