We offer Counselling and Therapy
Trust House Lancashire provides free specialist counselling to men, women and children aged 4+ who are resident in the Lancashire area and have been affected any form of sexual violation at any time of their lives.
Our counsellors are qualified and experienced person-centred counsellors, psychotherapists or play therapists.
Some of our counsellors may be in the final stages of qualification and completing their final placement hours. All are BACP registered. For younger children, counselling is age and developmentally appropriate. All of our counsellors undergo a comprehensive training programme delivered in-house prior to commencement of work with us.
We offer Independent Support whilst going through the Legal Process
Trust House Lancashire also has 2 Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs) who work with children, young people and adults from age 4 years. ISVAs are specialists in providing practical and emotional support for adults, children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse or sexual exploitation at any time and are involved with a criminal justice process. Support is also offered to parents and carers.
We help run a National Support Line 0808 801 0818
It is operated during the week between the hours of 10am and 8pm. Out of hours there is an answering service. If you’d like a call back please leave your details and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
All our helpline volunteers complete our comprehensive 12 week training program.
More About Us
Trust House Lancashire is a subsidiary of The Survivors Trust (TST), a national umbrella agency for over 135 specialist rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse support organisations throughout the UK and Ireland. Trust House Lancashire works to TST’s National Standards in the provision of services to victims, survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Trust House Lancashire has policies and procedures in place to enable effective service delivery. These are available on request. Trust House adheres to local Safeguarding Children’s procedures.