What help is there?
If you have been recently sexually assaulted - with or without reporting to the police
- Forensic medical examination
- Emergency contraception
- HIV PEP* if appropriate
- Hepatitis 'B' immunisation
- Advice regarding other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Referral to an Independent Sexual Violence Adviser and other appropriate support services
- Translation services if English is not your first language
* A course of treatment to help prevent the onset of HIV in those who are at risk (this must be administered within 72 hours of an assault)
If you were sexually assaulted weeks, months or even years ago - with or without reporting to the police
- Signposting to an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor and other appropriate support services
- Advice on Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections
How do I get help?
- After a sexual assault you can report the incident to the Police and if you consent they will arrange an appointment for you at SAFE Place.
- If you do not wish to report the incident to the police at this time you can attend SAFE Place as a self-referral (without police involvement). All you need to do is call 0151 295 3550 to book an appointment.