SV2 is a charity commissioned by NHS England, Derbyshire Constabulary and Derbyshire County Council to provide the County’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) service. This service includes forensic medical examinations, crisis worker support, Advice Line and support from Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs). We work in partnership with the police but independently in order to advocate for anyone who accesses our services.
SV2 provides a range of therapy services for adults and children including art therapy for children aged 0-13. Our therapy services are funded by various agencies and other charities such as Children in Need, the National Lottery Community Fund, NHS England and Clinical Commissioning Groups.
SV2s work is overseen by a Board of Trustees which has responsibility for the ensuring that the charity delivers its aims of: reducing the impact of rape and sexual abuse on victims (all genders) and their families; encouraging reporting of rape and sexual abuse; supporting victims through the legal process and; reducing the incidence of rape and sexual abuse by raising awareness.
SV2 works with victims/survivors of sexual violence and abuse to Inform, Support, Protect and Empower them.