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7.35.1
Jersey Action Against Rape (JAAR)

Extent: Jersey
Updated 11 December 2015

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Words you may need to know

Stigma- when people attach a bad reputation to something

 

What does JAAR do?

JAAR is a charity that aims to prevent and heal the trauma of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse, providing support for victims in Jersey and their families.

It also wants to raise awareness about the crime of rape and to remove the stigma of rape.

 

What help is available?

JAAR is not an emergency service. Instead, it provides counselling and support.

Free counselling sessions are available by qualified counsellors, who have been specially trained to help survivors and their family deal with the trauma of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse

There is a helpline covered by trained volunteers. All calls are completely confidential.

 

Contact Details

Jersey Action Against Rape

Help line: 01534 482 800

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website:  www.jaar.je