This page is aimed at Professionals working within agencies such as Health and Social Care, Local Authorities and the Public Sector, who may wish to refer into the SARC, or familiarise themselves with our services. If you would like further information or training from the The Topaz Centre SARC team, please get in touch via email@example.com by calling 0800 085 9993.
The Topaz Centre SARC, (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) offers a range of support services to anyone aged 18 or over, living within the Nottinghamshire area who has experienced sexual abuse or sexual violence, either recently or in the past.
Clients can refer themselves without having to involve the Police, it is not necessary for a report to have been made in order to access our services. We can also, with a client's permission, take initial referrals from other professionals such as, but not limited to; GP's, A&E Depts. and Sexual Health Clinics.
We also work alongside the Nottinghamshire Police to support any clients who have chosen to report to the Police.
Services for 17's and Under
Any referrals for children and young people aged 17 and under should be directed through to: East Midlands Children and Young People’s Sexual Assault Service Support for children and young people under 18 Tel: 0800 183 0023 www.EMCYPSAS.co.uk
Please click here for a PDF copy of the EMCYPSAS Leaflet.
The Topaz Centre SARC holds Open Days, which professionals from various agencies to attend the SARC, where they will receive a tour following the journey of our clients, understand the roles of the team throughout the process and networking with other professionals. If you would like to attend an open day, please get in touch using the Contact Us page.
The Topaz Centre SARC is a member of the Consent Coalition in Nottinghamshire. The Consent Coalition's 'Your Journey' booklet is also available for download, and offers survivor's support and guidance on reporting.
The Topaz SARC team can provide training for professionals. If you would like a member of the SARC team to provide any training for your organisation, please contact us to discuss available options.