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Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVA)

Cumbria has two Independent Sexual Violence Advisors, one based with Victim Support commissioned through the partnership and one grant funded based with Rape Crisis. ISVA's provide specialised support to victims of sexual violence, prioritising high risk victims. Their main responsibilities include; Advice and support: providing non-therapeutic support to victims at the point of crisis and beyond, along with other types of practical help and advice; Where required, giving information and assistance and support through the criminal justice process; Multi-agency partnership working on behalf of the victim: liaising with partner agencies in a multi-agency context.  For confidential information or advice or to make a referral contact.

ISVA Victim Support   01228 526688

ISVA Rape Crisis   01900829729