Welcome to TRC Sexual Abuse & Rape Support, Greater Manchester

Free support for women, by women

COVID-19: We are continuing to offer services throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Please see our full statement here.

We believe you.

We are a feminist organisation, committed to supporting women in relation to incidents of rape, sexual abuse or unwanted sex, no matter when or where it happened.

We will listen, and we will believe you.


We take your privacy seriously. Our helpline and email services are completely confidential.


We believe support should be available for everyone. Our helpline, email and counselling services are free for users.


We support all women without bias, prejudice, or judgement: no matter what your story or background.

Our services


Our confidential helpline is open Tues & Thurs, 6-9pm and Sun, 3-6pm.


Email us at any time of the day or night and as often as helps you.


One to one counselling with specially trauma-trained therapists.


Support for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women.

Get involved with TRC

We’re always looking for supporters to help us. Want to be a part of TRC? Discover how you can get involved. 

Our aims

TRC Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Support (formally Trafford Rape Crisis) is a feminist organisation run by women for women, which aims to:

Support women survivors of rape or sexual abuse so they may maintain control over their lives.

Raise awareness about rape and sexual abuse committed against women and girls, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Provide information, guidance, training, and expertise within the community.

Enhance the involvement of all women in the development of TRC policies and services.

Contribute to policy initiatives and strategies aimed at improving the service provision for women survivors.

Actively challenge the values, beliefs and behaviours which contribute to women’s oppression.

Work in partnership with local service providers and communities to promote the values of TRC.

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