Cheshire Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in Cheshire.

Here you can find information on how to report a hate crime and a list of organisations that offer support for victims of hate crime.

This information pack is a guide to all the services and support available to you as a victim of crime, whether or not you choose to report it to the police.

Cheshire CARES is an enhanced service offering emotional and practical support to help victims cope and recover form the impact of crime.

Here is a list of organisations offering support to victims of crime in Cheshire.

RASASC provide specialist support, independent advocacy, counselling, help and information  for those affected by rape, sexual assault and/or abuse. It is a free of charge service delivered in a safe and non-threatening environment.

Cheshire Without Abuse support families affected by domestic abuse. They will assess the needs of your family members and will help you respond to practical issues involving things like housing, legal aid and finances. They can provide temporary, safe crisis accommodation for those in immediate danger, who need to urgently escape from domestic abuse. They also run a support centre where families can access drop-in advice, legal clinics and a range of support groups and recovery programs. They also offer counselling and specialist children’s support programs.

Synergy Service is an integrated support service with emphasis on prevention, early intervention and integration for people who are at risk of losing their independence. The service provides tailored support to clients aged 16+ over a maximum of two years, to improve their opportunity to live successfully in the community. The ethos of the service is to enable, empower and encourage individuals to develop the skills and tools to manage their accommodation, tenancies, health and wellbeing.

Livewell Cheshire East have an information point for support with mental health for adults and older people.

CAMHS are an NHS provided service that support young people with their mental health & emotional well-being.

The Cheshire East Local Offer includes information about the support and provision that families can expect from a wide range of agencies for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25 years old.

Strategic Direction for Sexual Assault and Abuse Services is led by NHS England. It is made up of representatives from organizations who are responsible for commissioning sexual assault and abuse services. The aim of this website is to raise awareness of the support services available to victims of sexual violence and provide a digital directory of services.

Carers Trust work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems

Here you can find a list of services that support carers in the East of Cheshire.

Here you can find a list of organisations that support carers in the West of Cheshire.