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At RASASC, we have a team of Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs) who work across Cheshire and Merseyside. Our ISVAs provide practical and emotional support to anyone who has made a report to the police – OR are thinking about reporting.


ISVAs are specially trained independent advocates who provide crucial practical support throughout the criminal justice process - from report to court our ISVAs are on hand to support you at each step.


ISVAs can support you with:

If you are a parent/carer of someone under 18 who has experienced sexual abuse, ISVAs can work directly with you to provide the above support.


On recieving your referral our ISVAs aim to contact you with-in 72 hours and will arrange to meet you for an initial meeting as soon as possible to discuss your support needs. Our ISVAs understand that everyone’s needs are different - we will tailor an individual care plan based on your needs and support requests.


The ISVA service is available across Cheshire & Merseyside in the following locations: