Saint Mary’s Centre’s team of approximately 100 staff deliver the range of services to people who have been raped, sexually assaulted or sexually abused.

The team is headed by the Directorate Manager, Rachel Coppock and Clinical Director Dr Catherine White.

Providing a comprehensive service to women, men and children. The service comprises:

Crisis workers who provide immediate support from the moment a client arrives at Saint Mary’s SARC. They will answer any questions and be with the client throughout the examination if that is what they want. Crisis workers provide this support both during office hours and out of hours.

Forensic Physicians

The Centre now has a team of 25 forensic physicians working both during office hours and out of hours to meet the forensic and therapeutic medical needs of clients.

Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs)

We currently have a team of both adult and child ISVAs. They will support people through the criminal justice system provide information so individuals can make the right choices for them.

Counselling team

The Centre's team of counsellors providing therapeutic support adults, children and families who have experienced rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.

Child team

Our child service has continued to develop and grow since it first opened in 2006. As well as providing Child ISVA and Counselling support, It also comprises Young Person’s advocate with a special focus on Child Sexual Exploitation. They all support children, young people and their families who have experienced or been affected by rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.

Admin team

The Centre is supported by a team of four administrators.

The Centre has a Research Associate and a Training and Development/Communications Officer.