Men and boys

Suffolk Rape Crisis recognises that the impacts of sexual violence are no less devastating for men and boys than for women and girls. We believe that all survivors of sexual violence deserve specialist support, which is why we now offer our service to male survivors aged 14 and over.


We offer up to 25 free sessions of 121 counselling

How to refer to counselling:

The referral can be made by yourself or a third party.

You can complete the following form and email it to us at SRC Self referral

or call 07947859557 and leave a voicemail and a member of staff will return your call

or simply email

What will happen:

Once we receive your referral form a member of staff will contact you to arrange an initial meeting. At this meeting we will take a few more details from you and let you know about our counselling service. You can decide if the service is right for you. If you decide to go ahead with counselling, you will be added to our counselling waiting list and offered an appointment to start your sessions as soon as a place becomes available.


The counselling service is currently offered in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Brandon.

Further support & Information

If you would prefer to access a dedicated male service please contact:

Survivors UK

Survivors UK provides a dedicated online helpline and services for men. They can offer a range of support services including counselling and therapy appointments as well as web and SMS chat.

West Yorkshire Survivors

A Self Help Guide for Males Who Have Been Sexually Abused
Information for men, their partners, family, friends and service providers.

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The Ferns (SARC)

The Ferns is the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for Suffolk who support all victims following a sexual assault