Our sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) take referrals from professionals such as GPs, sexual health clinics or A&Es for rapes and sexual assaults in London, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also take self-referrals and police referrals.

Please note, children under 13 cannot be referred directly to the Havens.

Urgent advice and referrals

Tel: 020 3299 6900 24/7

Use this number if your patient aged 13 or over tells you that they have been raped or sexually assaulted and this has happened within the past seven days. We will be able to tell you whether to advise your patient to come immediately to the Havens for medical care and/or an FME, or to visit us at a later date for follow-up care. How to refer details the urgent referral process.

Non-urgent advice and referrals

Tel: 020 3299 1599 – 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (not public/bank holidays)

Use this number for non-urgent referrals or to discuss a potential or current referral. For other professional enquiries, see our For healthcare professionals section.