Today marks the first day of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2022, which is the UK’s annual week dedicated to bring together organisations and communities to promote awareness of sexual abuse and sexual violence.

First Light delivers sexual violence advice and support services in Devon, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Wiltshire.

We provide:

  • Independent Sexual Violence Advice Service across Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our team of Independent Advisors work closely with survivors of sexual violence and abuse, helping them navigate reporting their offence and the criminal justice system alongside supporting them with any uncertainty they face,
  • Therapy Centre in Plymouth which supports hundreds of people to rebuild their lives after sexual violence and abuse through specialist counselling and therapy,
  • Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) service for Swindon and Wiltshire where victims of recent rape and sexual assault can receive immediate crisis support, practical help and emotional support.