Sexual Assault Referral Centre for NI based in AAH, Rowan Centre
The regional Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Northern Ireland based at Antrim Area Hospital has been accepting referrals since May 2013, providing services and support to over 360 people who have been sexually abused, assaulted or raped. The service is available 24/7, 365 days a year and anyone affected by sexual abuse can self-refer by calling 0800 389 4424 or report to the police.
The Rowan is a purpose-built centre which is safe and secure and has highly experienced staff who will work to ensure individuals affected by sexual abuse or violence receive the support or guidance required.
The Centre provides a co-ordinated package of care to promote recovery and wellbeing and, if requested by the service-user, works in collaboration with the Police Service of Northern Ireland to greatly enhance the investigative process. Further information on the service, including details on confidentiality, can be found on The Rowan website at www.therowan.net