Mankind is not a crisis service. We are unable to offer immediate assistance.  You can find details of lots of other more instant sources of support on the site

24 hr helpline for survivors of all genders – 0808 802 9999

This is run by Rape Crisis and is open every day of the year 24hrs

Helpline for male survivors – 0808 800 5005

This is run by Safeline and the opening hours are:

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 8am – 8pm
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 8am – 8pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

The Samaritans Helpline – 116 123

Opening hours: every day – 24 hours

The Police

You can report rape and sexual abuse in the following ways:

  • By calling 101
  • Online
  • In person at your local police station

Remember always to call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.