If you are in immediate danger please call 999.

If you have just been raped remember it is not your fault, and you have choices about what you do now. You can call the Police or the nearest Sexual Assault Referral Centre, or you can call a friend or supportive person or a helpline (see below for details).

You can also do nothing, if that is what feels right for you right now.

It can help to get to a place that feels safe, and to call a friend or supportive person.

If you do want to call the Police, it is best not to eat, drink, wash, brush your teeth or have a shower. You should carefully remove your clothes and put them in a plastic bag as this can be used for evidence.

You can report a crime at any point. It does not have to be straightaway but evidence such as DNA samples will be better the sooner it is reported. You can also have your evidence stored by the Sexual Assault Referral Centre in case you wish to report at a later date.

Calling a SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)

If you are in London, you can call The Havens 24/7 on 020 3299 6900.

Outside of London you can find your nearest Sexual Assault Referral Centre here 

You can also call the London Survivors Gateway on 0808 801 0860 for information.

Calling the Dina Service

You can call the Dina Support Line phone number on 0808 801 0656

it is open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at the following times:

Mondays 10am - 12noon; 1pm - 3pm

Tuesdays 1pm - 3pm

Thursdays 10am - 12noon; 1pm - 3pm

Calling another helpline

You can call the National Rape Crisis Violence Helpline 0808 802 9999 open daily 12.00-2.30pm & 7.00-9.30pm.

You can also call the London Survivors Gateway on 0808 801 0860 for information and support and face-to-face services in your area of London