Decision 60/2022 – The Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (RASASC) Therapy and Counselling Service 

Author and Job Role: Lucy Thomas; Policy and Commissioning Lead for Victims’ Services

Protective Marking:  OFFICIAL

Executive summary

The Police and Crime Commissioner to award RASASC £15,000 for group therapy and one-to-one counselling session to help survivors cope and recover.


The Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (RASASC) are experiencing long waiting lists for their counselling services. Additional funding will help reduce the wait time by being able to offer survivors of rape and sexual assault group therapy and one to one sessions.


  • Award the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) £15,000 in 2022/23 to increase their therapy and counselling provision

Police and Crime Commissioner Approval

I approve the recommendation(s):

Signature: PCC Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held in OPCC)

Date: 10 February 2023

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Areas of consideration

Financial implications

No Implication


No legal Implications


No risks

Equality and diversity

No implications

Risks to human rights

No risks