Safe Spaces – A service for victims and survivors of church-related abuse
Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service for anyone who has experienced
abuse in relation to the Church of England, the Church in Wales, or the Catholic
Church of England and Wales. This could be abuse by someone who holds any role in
the church or is linked to participating in a church-led activity or group.
If you have been affected, however long ago, Safe Spaces can provide you with support.
You do not have need to have told the police or the church authorities, and you do
not have to still be involved with the church. Your information will not be shared
without your consent, unless you or someone else is in immediate danger. Safe Spaces
can provide a range of help, including advocating with authorities and other agencies,
giving emotional support, providing information (including information on church
and police procedures), understanding your needs and working together on individual