Call 0330 223 0099

Solace Thames Valley

Sexual Assault Referral Centre

We offer free, confidential healthcare and compassionate support in two centres: Bicester and Slough to anyone in Thames Valley that have experienced sexual assault including rape.

Our telephone 0330 233 0099 is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. You can also email us at solacethamesvalley.sarc@nhs.net (monitored 9 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday)

Call to speak with a nurse for support and to discuss your options for making an in-person appointment and/or referrals.

How we can help

Our services include:

We offer Paediatric and Adult services.

  • 24/7/365 acute trauma-informed healthcare and support
  • Immediate over-the-phone support and referrals to specialist services
  • In-person crisis support and healthcare including access to medicine
  • 24/7/365 Comprehensive Forensic Medical Examinations
  • Collection and storage of forensic samples
  • Comprehensive Risk Assessments
  • Access to specialist counselling and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA) support
  • Service referrals and follow-up calls after an appointment.

You will be offered these services based on your individual needs and you can choose to use as much or as little of our service as you wish.

Visitors need an appointment before attending the SARC in person. Please call us on 0330 223 0099 to make an appointment.

For parents/carers of children aged 15 and under, please call the Police on 101 or your local safeguarding team.

Visiting the SARC

Please call us if you have any questions about how we can help you or someone you know visit the Centre.

You can self-refer to the SARC without police involvement by calling us on 0330 223 0099 if you are aged 16 years and older.

For parents/carers of children aged 15 and under, please call the Police on 101 or your local safeguarding team.

For professionals working within agencies such as police, health and social care, local authorities, and the public sector, looking to make a referral, or to learn more about our services, please visit our Professionals page.

Get in contact
with us

Make a SARC
appointment

Call our 24/7/365 telephone to make an appointment:

0330 223 0099

Professional
Referrals

All referrals from Police and professionals should be made by telephone:

0330 223 0099

Helpful
Resources

Visit our Resources page to find our leaflet and information on other helpful services.

Important

We are not an emergency service.
 
If you are in danger or need immediate medical attention, please call 999.
 
For patients in a mental health crisis or who are suicidal, please call 999 immediately if in an emergency.

For urgent medical or mental health advice, please call 111.
 
For further information about medical support, please click the button below to visit NHS 111 online: 

For further information about mental health support, please click the button below to visit NHS Mental Health Services: