Counselling & Support

Counselling & Support Options for Survivors

Help Options for Survivors

Face-to-face help is of course the best option because it allows a counsellor or therapist to help you more fully, but here are a number of options for you to receive help:

Telephone Help: 24-hour help and advice in English and Afrikaans on 083 484 9409

Online Help: Please click here for online help or write to

There are also various online support groups available. We cannot moderate anything in these groups as they are run by other people and we do not know what you might find there, but you can take a look none the less:

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Support Group Help

If you have been the victim of incest or childhood sexual abuse in any form these support groups will help:

Please call 083 484 9409 for support groups in Somerset West (English and Afrikaans)

Or simply join us on Monday night at 19h00 on the corner of Batavia and Oldenland Road in Somerset West at the Rape Crisis offices (See map below).

Face-to-face Help

Please note making an appointment to see a counsellor is not essential, but if you just pop in you might have to wait before someone can see you.

Somerset West Crisis Centre: Location – At the Helderberg Hospital, Lourensford Road in Somerset West (See map below)

Crisis intervention is available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year either by phoning our 24-hour crisis line 083 484 9409 or by asking the police to bring you for help.

Counselling is available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Languages spoken include English, Afrikaans

Call 021-852 5620 or 083 484 9409 to make an appointment

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