If you’d like to seek support from organisations outside of King’s, we’ve collated a list which you may find helpful.
King's recommends Togetherall as a support for your mental health, and is available to both students and staff. It is is a safe and anonymous online space you can go to if you’re feeling down, struggling to cope or just want to talk to people who understand what you’re going through.
Provided by King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, The Havens is network of three specialist sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) covers the whole of London who can help you if you’ve been raped or sexually assaulted in the past 12 months
- All centres have showers and can provide toiletries and refreshments.
- The Havens will give you new clothes if you need to give up your own as evidence.
- Their medical and emotional support services are confidential, and you can use any of their services without involving the police.
- The King’s Health Centre can also support you to access The Havens.
True Vision provides information about hate crime or incidents and how to report it and where to seek help. They will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Rape Crisis South London run the Rape Crisis National Helpline for female survivors of sexual violence.
- The helpline is accessible 365 days a year to women aged 14 + who have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago.
- They offer specialised, confidential support, information and referral details completely free of charge.
- Rape Crisis is also available to provide an immediate source of support to friends and family of survivors, as well as other professionals, to help them understand how best to support female survivors of sexual violence.
Rape Crisis South London provide face-to-face counselling for women aged 13 and above, who have been raped or sexually abused at any time in their lives and who live and/or work in any of the South London boroughs.
Victim Support is an independent charity, so you can talk to them whether or not you reported the crime to the police, and their support is free and confidential.
- It doesn’t matter when the crime took place – you can get their support at any time, and for however long you need us.
- They can assist with all forms of hate crime, including but not limited to: race, religious, gender identity, sexuality or disability.
- Victim Support has specially trained staff and volunteers who are based locally across England and Wales and give people the emotional and practical help they need to recover from the impact of crime.
Revenge Porn Helpline
The Revenge Porn Helpline is the UK’s only dedicated service supporting adults. Call for free, one-to-one confidential advice and support via email and phone. You start a conversation with them without sharing any personal information (at least to start with), through their anonymous tool ‘Whisper’.
The Samaritans Helpline
The Samaritans Helpline has trained volunteers who are able to listen to you any time day or night. They can help you talk through whatever is troubling you, find the answers that are right for you, and offer support. You don’t have to give your name or any personal information if you don’t want to.
The Community Security Trust
Community Security Trust (CST) are a charity supporting the safety and security of the Jewish community in the UK. If you are the victim of an antisemitic incident or you have information regarding an antisemitic incident that happened to somebody else, CST can help.
Galop is the UK's leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) anti-violence and abuse charity. They provide a range of support for LGBT victims of hate crime. Galop have a wide range of resources on hate crime on their website and can provide confidential and independent advice.
For domestic violence:
- National Centre for Domestic Violence: Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.
- Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline: Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.
- Solace: Free advice and support to women and children in London to build safe and strong lives.