It is normal to feel a mixture of emotions: angry, confused, scared, numb, and shocked. Whatever you are feeling, it is okay, and you are not alone.
Here is a selection of stories written directly by survivors of sexual violence. Some of the content in this section can be upsetting and therefore contain triggering information. If you need support or advice, please use our interactive map to find your local support service.
John Dwyer, Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, explains his role and the commissioned services across the county.Read More
This website was developed in collaboration with North West Police Crime Commissioners, NHS England, and Sexual Assault & Abuse Services.
The North West SAAS Partner Network (Strategic Direction for Sexual Assault and Abuse Services) is led by NHS England and covers Cheshire, Merseyside, Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Lancashire.