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Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS)

Contact details

Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS)
PO Box 3

Public phone: 023 9266 9511 (Womens Helpline) / 023 9266 9516 (Mens Helpline) / 023 9266 9513


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Counselling and support for children, young people and adults (age 5 years and above) survivors of sexual violence, rape and/or child sexual abuse (whenever it occurred). Counselling for survivors of domestic abuse (18 years and above) Phone and face-to-face counselling. Information and phone support for families, partners and friends of survivors.Outreach, Prevention and education services in Portsmouth schools

Target group: Adults (18+) who have had unwanted sexual experiences. Counselling for young people and children aged 5-18

Area served: Portsmouth and South East Hampshire.

How to contact: Phone, email or write.


Monday: 1pm - 3pm (men & women)


Wednesday: 7 - 10pm crisis lines (men & women)


Friday: 7 - 10pm crisis lines (men & women)


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramp for wheelchair users to front door. Accessible counselling room and toilet. Loop system.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1079950

Year established: 1981

Staffing: 3 full time, 12 part time, 5 sessional, +50 volunteers.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 21 November 2019


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