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Sexual Assault Referral Centre

The St Mary's Centre offers a range of services for those who have experienced sexual violence regardless of whether a report has been made to the police or not.

Services offered:

  • Forensic medical examination.
  • Emergency contraception and sexual health screening/advice.
  • Immediate crisis support.
  • Ongoing support through the criminal justice process, access to other healthcare services and community based services.
  • Counselling for clients and their significant others.
  • Training and consultancy services.

All services are provided free of charge.

The Centre offers a dedicated children's service to provide care and assessment for child victims of sexual abuse. Centre staff work in collaboration with the police and children and families services in the safeguarding of children who have experienced sexual crimes.

For more information about the work we do please visit: http://www.stmaryscentre.org/

Senior Staff:

Centre manager - Bernie Ryan
Clinical Director - Dr Cath White



Anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted within the Greater Manchester and Cheshire area.



St Mary's Sexual Assault Referral Centre

York Place

Oxford Road


M13 9WL


Access to the new Saint Mary's is from Hathersage Road, past the main entrance to the new Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

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Opening Hours:

Office Hours (9.00 am - 5.00 pm)
Out of hours on call service and 24 hour telephone helpline - (0161) 276 6515



Telephone: (0161) 276 6515 - available 24 hours

E-mail: stmarys.sarc@cmft.nhs.uk

Please note that this e-mail address is monitored during office hours only.


Additional Support:

24 hour telephone information and helpline - (0161) 276 6515


Outpatient Service:

Arranged by appointment.


Useful Links:

Greater Manchester Police
The Crown Prosecution Service
Victim Support and Witness Service Greater Manchester
Manchester Rape Crisis

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