STARS Dorset will remain open across all of its frontline services during this period. Currently all client appointments are being offered online via platforms such as Zoom or by telephone. Read more
STARS Dorset are closed from 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December until 9am Monday 4th January. Click on the title for a list of other support services available during this time.
We wish all our clients, supporters and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Read more
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
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.
Our Telephone Support Line number is 01202 308855. The Support Line provides listening support to anyone who has been affected by sexual trauma.
STARS Dorset are closed from 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December until 9am Monday 4th January. Here are a list of support services that are available during this time. Read more
STARS Dorset has received funding from both BBC Children in Need and the National Lottery to expand its services in order to help support both children and adults who have been affected by domestic abuse. Read more
STARS Dorset has recently gained accreditation for its work with male survivors of sexual violence and achieved a male service Quality Mark for both its Counselling Service and Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Service. Read more
STARS Dorset Business Webinar for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week – 1st – 7th February 2021 Read more
A series of three attachment webinars by attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist and writer, Linda Cundy. The lectures will take place virtually across three mornings, 16th March, 13th April and 30th April and cover an Overview of Classical Attachment Theory, the impact of trauma and working with Ambivalent Attachment and the impact of trauma and working with Avoidant Attachment. Read more
Have you always wanted to do a Sky Dive but never quite had the opportunity or perhaps the reason to do? Now might be your chance! We are looking for some brave fundraisers to join us on the Friday 16th July 2021 at Go Sky Dive near Salisbury and take on an ultimate challenge, a 10,000ft or 15,000ft sky dive and help raise vital funds for the charity. If you want any further information or to book your place please email [email protected] Read more