Useful Links

This information does not cover everything, and things change quickly, we encourage you to do a little research and add that information to your toolkit for keeping you safe in your work. Here we have pulled together some links which could be helpful for information relating to safety and privacy, or options for support.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) provides a wide range of services including a national helpline 1800 77 8888 email Counselling@RCC.IE

Good Escort:  is a free, escort and masseur only advice and support forum for male, gay and bisexual escorts serving the male to male market.

National Ugly Mugs (NUM):    If you live or work in the UK you can join NUM, receive safety alerts,  report any incidents, receive support and get info about local support services. Call the NUM office on 0161 629 9861 or email NUM at:  if you want to talk to someone. There new online platform (soon to be launched) will have an interactive map with services in the UK.

NHS Choices: can be used for any health and health service queries including info about sexual health services in your area:  and to find your nearest sexual assault referral centre:   or call the NHS 111 non-emergency service

Rape Crisis England and Wales:  for info about how to get help if you’ve experienced rape or any kind of sexual violence, including details of local support Services. Free phone help line 0808 802 9999. Also provides info about specialist support for men:

Rape Crisis Scotland:  for info about how to get help if you’ve experienced rape or any kind of sexual violence, including details of local support Services. Free phone help line 08088 010302.

Release:  provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws. They have also produced resources on sex work and the law. For help or advice  email  telephone 020 7324 2989. For info on sex work and the law:

SAAFE website and forum:  is a website and forum which provides peer information and advice on a range of topics. It has a ‘Warnings & Wasters Board’ and offers a ‘buddy link up’.

Survivors Trust:  for info about support services for people of all genders who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.

Suzy Lamplugh Trust:  a charity offering a range of free personal safety advice resources. They run the free National Stalking Helpline  0800 802 0300.

Terence Higgins Trust: is a national HIV and sexual health charity which offers a free helpline 0808 802 1221.

The Digital Trust: aims to help people understand how abusers use technology, and they provide advice about how people can make their devices safer.

The Information Commissioners Office:  you can get information and advice, or make complaints to the ICO, about various privacy and data protection matters. For example how your personal data has been handled, if you have asked an internet search provider to remove links to information about you and they have refused and nuisance calls and messages Call their helpline: Tel 0303 123 1113 or access live chat

The Revenge Porn Helpline:  advises people who have experienced revenge porn.

The Rowan:  is the SARC for Northern Ireland, they can be contacted on their 24-hour advice and information line:  0800 389 4424.  if you live or work in Ireland you can join and receive safety advice, make reports and access their ‘Support Services Directory’.  Contact via:   Sign up at:

Victim Support:  is a charity which supports people who have been affected by crime and their service is free and confidential to anyone in England and Wales. You can contact them via their helpline 080816 89111 or fill in an online support request form and someone from one of their services will contact you.