Mission, Vision, and Values.
We believe, we care, and we are with you.
If your life has been affected by rape or sexual violence finding the right words may be impossible. ARCH Teesside offers free and confidential support to help you on the road to recovery. Every member of our team is specially trained around the impact of sexual violence and understands the difficulty and challenges you may be experiencing.
To provide quality care, support, help, and guidance for all those affected by rape and sexual violence across Teesside.
That those affected by rape and sexual violence will be able to move forward in their lives empowered by the quality support we have provided in their recovery.
Our mission is strengthened by a belief in people and in their capacity to not just survive, but to thrive following an experience of sexual violence. Delivery of our mission is underpinned and strengthened by our values:
We believe it is important for every victim/survivor to have the space they need to make sense of their experiences.
We operate a woman only space once a week and ensure a woman-only pathway to support including a gender choice of worker.
Rape Crisis England and Wales (RCEW) is the National Umbrella organisation for specialist rape crisis centres. The National Service Standards (NSS) are provide a quality assurance framework that enables services to demonstrate how their services are provided within professional frameworks that prioritise safety, governance, empowerment and continuous improvement.
BACP Accreditation recognises the achievement of high standards of knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy.