Below are a list of links that you may find helpful.
Projects in Leeds
Genesis is a Leeds based charity that provides support, advocacy and information to women of all ages that are involved in, at risk of becoming involved in, or wishing to exit prostitution, whilst raising awareness in the wider community.
Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Services
For anyone who feels distressed and wants to talk, or feels lonely and needs someone to listen, or needs information on services and resources. Also offers support and information about services etc to people who care for friends or family with mental health difficulties. This is on the same number. Staffed by volunteers who are trained and supervised.
Tel: 0808 800 1212 or 0113 260 9328.
CROP - Parent Support Unit
The Coalition for the Removal of Pimping
Tel: 0113 240 3040
NFA Health Team (for homeless people)
68 York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AA
Tel: 0113 295 4840
Black Health Initiative
“Black Health Initiative (BHI) is a voluntary organisation based in Chapeltown. Established for over 18 years, its organisational aims are to promote and support the health and well being of African and African Caribbean Communities in Leeds.”
Tel: 0113 307 0300
Halt can offer practical and emotional support, advice or information for women who are using the courts (or thinking of using the courts) because of the violence they are experiencing
Tel: 0113 243 2631
Leeds Womens Aid
Leeds Women's Aid can offer safe, emergency and temporary accommodation to women and children experiencing violence
Tel: 0113 246 0401
STAR Project (Surviving Trauma After Rape)
A free support service for female and males aged 14 and over, offering counselling, emotional and practical support throughout West Yorkshire
Tel: 01924 298 954
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide
Tel: 0113 245 6789 or Tel: 08457 90 90 90
Works with young men and boys involved in or exploited through prostitution
Tel: 01274 731 468
Drug and Alcohol Agencies in Leeds
Offers practical and emotional support to victims of crime Tel: 0845 30 30 900
The Childrens Society
You have housing rights that are protected by law. Shelter cannot house you, but their specialist advisers can help you get what you're entitled to.
Rights of Women
Rights of Women works to attain justice and equality by informing, educating and empowering women on their legal rights
Sex Workers and the Law
Tel: 0845 450 0215
Ring FRANK anytime and speak to a friendly adviser whose professionally trained to give you straight up, unbiased information about drugs. It is totally confidential – they will not ask for your name or repeat your conversation with others.
Call free: 0800 77 66 00
NHS Direct Online
British Pregnancy Advisory Service
bpas is the leading provider of abortion services in the UK, with a national network of consultation centres and clinics.
Contraception and Sexual Health Guide
fpa (Family Planning Association) is the UK's leading sexual health charity. Their purpose is to enable people in the UK to make informed choices about sex and to enjoy sexual health.
fpa’s helpline, tel: 0845 122 8690
UKNSWP (UK Network of Sex Workers Projects)
The UK Network of Sex Work Projects (UKNSWP) is a non-profit, voluntary association of agencies & individuals working with sex workers.
She Is The Light
She is the Light is a proactive and growing community for women that enlightens and inspires positive action. They support and unite women to transform their own lives and the lives of others. She is the Light supports the not-for-profit She is the Light foundation.
International Prostitutes Collective
The English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) and the US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) are part of the International Prostitutes Collective. We are in touch with sex workers all over the world.
Network of Sex Work Projects
NSWP is a legally constituted international organisation for promoting sex workers' health and human rights. With member organizations in more than 40 countries, the Network develops partnerships with technical support agencies to work on independently-financed projects.
ALL WOMEN COUNT
For a world that values all women’s work, every life, and the planet.
Europap is a network across 18 Western and Central European countries, linking over 400 specialist health projects, sex workers' projects and social support programmes. The members of this network include health and other project staff, sex workers and academics across Europe working on HIV prevention and other health and safety issues. They share information and experience in order to promote best practice in local projects.