We Listen. We Hear.

The Durham SARC offers free support and practical help to anyone in Durham who has experienced sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.

You will need an appointment before coming to The Meadows.
Please call us at 0330 223 0099 Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
Out of hours, please call our Pathway and Support Service on
0330 2230099 or email us at middlesbroughanddurham.sarc@nhs.net

Address :

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Durham
Newcastle Road
Chester la Street
County Durham

You can report to the Police or contact us directly via telephone.

If you would like to be seen for an examination, without Police involvement, we can discuss this with you.

We are still accepting referrals from professionals, please use the pathways in place to arrange an appointment.

We take the safety of our staff and patients very seriously and can reassure you that we are following current legislation and guidance. Staff and visitors to our SARC will be given access to required Personal Protective Equipment.

Compliments & Complaints.

If you are happy with our service and/or our business conduct, we’d love to hear from you – so please get in touch.

Likewise, if you are left unsatisfied with any aspect of our service provision, please let us know so that we can resolve the matter as soon as possible.
Please click here to visit our Feedback page and learn more about making a complaint.

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