Those wishing to access any of our services can either ask a professional they already receive support from to refer on their behalf or make a self-referral. Read more
STARS Dorset is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. Read more
At STARS Dorset all our services are provided free of charge, one of the only ways this is possible is through donations. Every donation however small can help make a huge difference. Read more
STARS is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.
STARS Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) Service is free and confidential. It provides practical and emotional support, information and guidance to anyone who lives, works or studies in Dorset and who has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.
STARS Counselling service provides one to one, trauma informed counselling, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at anytime in their life.
At STARS we provide a dedicated counselling and a specialist Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) service for Children and Young People in Dorset who have experienced sexual violence. All our Children and Young People's ISVAs and counsellors have been specifically trained to work with children.
STARS Helpline service provides a confidential, non-judgemental listening service to anyone over 16 who has been affected by any form of sexual violence. Our Helpline number is 01202 308855. All our helpline volunteers are fully trained and will listen in complete confidence no matter how big or small a problem may seem.
This week 1st June - 7th June is Volunteers Week. We just wanted to say a MASSIVE THANK-YOU to all our amazing volunteers and let you know about all the volunteering opportunities we have at STARS Dorset. #volunteersweek Read more
Dorset Rape Crisis Support Centre has changed its name and will become known as STARS, an acronym on its new name, Sexual Trauma And Recovery Service - Dorset Rape Crisis. The new name was the clever idea of one of the charity's volunteers with the aim of encouraging more people across the county to engage with the charity and the support it offers. Read more
STARS Dorset has been awarded funds by the Tampon Tax Fund which will be used to launch a series of six week Wellbeing Workshops throughout 2019 which consist of Yoga, Art and Sound Healing sessions. The workshops will run from February to November. Read more
Several of the staff and volunteers at STARS Dorset are skydiving to help raise vital funds for the charity at GoSkydive near Salisbury, Wilstshire on Friday 19th July 2019. They'd love your support - if you would like to sponsor them head to our Support our Fundraisers page. Read more
This year the STARS Consent Tent will be at Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset from 25th July - 28th July. Read more
STARS Dorset will be holding a charity afternoon tea at Wimborne St Giles village hall on Sunday 20th October 2019. Delicious homemade cakes and biscuits all in the idyllic location of the beautiful village of Wimborne St Giles. Read more