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Crisis Point

The charity provides a range of charitable specialist services to women & girls, men & boys (5 years or above) who are victims or survivors of sexual crime. The charity also offers support to the victims’ family or supporters. Help and support is also available to professionals, where appropriate and needed.

Crisis Point was founded in 2000 to address the lack of services for victims of sexual crime across the Black Country. Crisis Point can help with the psychological, emotional & mental trauma (feelings & experiences) of sexual crime with specialist counselling or practical guidance & support.

Telephone contact with us, will enable us to provide initial support and information & on referral pathways into the charity’s services, signposting for victims, their supporters and to other professionals/practitioners working with victims & survivors of sexual crime.
Professional, confidential, ethical counselling, crisis support & advocacy for recent (present) or historical (past) experiences of sexual crime victimisation, within or outside the criminal justice system, for both adults and children. (Legal obligations around safeguarding legislation will be followed)

Crisis Point’s mission statement:
“…We believe in the individual, recognising that the unique qualities and experiences of individual victims & survivors, demand an equally unique and individual response in specialised care provided by specialist trained workers in the field of sexual crime…”

Pathways Covered

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Sex Work

Overview

The charity was founded in 2000; it has been working as with victims of sexual crime since 2000, delivering specialist support. Crisis Point became a registered charity and company in 2004.

Crisis Point is based in Walsall with outreach services across the region.

In 2003, Crisis Point pioneered the fast track STI screening system that now sits as best practice and guidance for developing new, and existing SARCs.

In 2004, Crisis Point founded the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Walsall, developed a tri-partite with West Midlands Police and NHS/PCT Walsall to provide SARC services. Crisis Point was the managing agency until March 2006, delivering on call and on site crisis workers, ISVA support, and therapeutic counselling.

In 2005, a clinical counselling centre was founded in Walsall by Crisis Point to provide bespoke psychotherapeutic counselling for victims of sexual crime. Additionally, the clinical counselling centre provided a real solution to transference suffered by SARC clients when returning for therapy following the support to court procedure and outcome.

The services and premises continue to be available to all across the West Midlands.

What we do

 Crisis Point can help with the psychological, emotional & mental trauma (feelings & experiences) of sexual crime with specialist counselling or practical guidance & support.

The charity provides a range of charitable specialist services to women & girls, men & boys (5 years or above) who are victims or survivors of sexual crime. The charity also offers support to the victims’ family or supporters. Help and support is also available to professionals, where appropriate and needed.

Telephone contact with us, will enable us to provide initial support and information & on referral pathways into the charity’s services, signposting for victims, their supporters and to other professionals/practitioners working with victims & survivors of sexual crime.

Professional, confidential, ethical counselling, crisis support & advocacy for recent (present) or historical (past) experiences of sexual crime victimisation, within or outside the criminal justice system, for both adults and children. (Legal obligations around safeguarding legislation will be followed)

Where we do it

Across the West Midlands

How to access

Phone: 01922 722 777

 
 
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Overview

The charity was founded in 2000; it has been working as with victims of sexual crime since 2000, delivering specialist support. Crisis Point became a registered charity and company in 2004.

Crisis Point is based in Walsall with outreach services across the region.

In 2003, Crisis Point pioneered the fast track STI screening system that now sits as best practice and guidance for developing new, and existing SARCs.

In 2004, Crisis Point founded the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Walsall, developed a tri-partite with West Midlands Police and NHS/PCT Walsall to provide SARC services. Crisis Point was the managing agency until March 2006, delivering on call and on site crisis workers, ISVA support, and therapeutic counselling.

In 2005, a clinical counselling centre was founded in Walsall by Crisis Point to provide bespoke psychotherapeutic counselling for victims of sexual crime. Additionally, the clinical counselling centre provided a real solution to transference suffered by SARC clients when returning for therapy following the support to court procedure and outcome.

The services and premises continue to be available to all across the West Midlands.

What we do

Crisis Point can help with the psychological, emotional & mental trauma (feelings & experiences) of sexual crime with specialist counselling or practical guidance & support.

The charity provides a range of charitable specialist services to women & girls, men & boys (5 years or above) who are victims or survivors of sexual crime. The charity also offers support to the victims’ family or supporters. Help and support is also available to professionals, where appropriate and needed.

Telephone contact with us, will enable us to provide initial support and information & on referral pathways into the charity’s services, signposting for victims, their supporters and to other professionals/practitioners working with victims & survivors of sexual crime.

Professional, confidential, ethical counselling, crisis support & advocacy for recent (present) or historical (past) experiences of sexual crime victimisation, within or outside the criminal justice system, for both adults and children. (Legal obligations around safeguarding legislation will be followed)

Where we do it

Walsall and across the West Midlands

How to access

Telephone: 01922 722777