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:
> Information about reporting to the police
> Access to support and counselling services
> Forensic medical facilities
> Support throughout the reporting process
> Practical support and referrals to other agencies
> Information about/ referrals to sexual health services

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

Linda Slawson

SARC Manager

Involved with dealing with victims of serious sexual assault since 2005, Linda now takes responsibility for managing the SARC and other victim suites across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Claire Grewcock

SARC Support Officer

Claire takes care of all admin within the SARC, and is often the first person you will speak to if you call.

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