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Support over Christmas period

Christmas opening


Traditionally, RSVP has closed over the Christmas and New Year period. We know that this can be a really tough time of year for many, and so this year we are offering a number of services to survivors of abuse in Birmingham and Solihull.


ISVA/advocacy crisis support

The ISVA team can offer telephone or email support on the following days:

Wed 20th Dec 9am-5pm / Thurs 21st Dec 9am – 5pm / Fri 22nd Dec 9am – 5pm

Fri 23rd Dec – Weds 27th Dec -ISVA service closed

Thurs 28th Dec 9am – 3.30pm / Fri 29th Dec 9am-5pm

Sat 30th Dec – Mon 1st Jan – ISVA service closed

Tues 2nd Jan 9am – 5pm

Drop in social groups

We are hosting two drop in social groups at our city centre premises over the festive period, if you are currently being supported by us or have in the past, join us for a cup of tea and a chat.

Thurs 21st Dec  10am – 1pm mixed gender

Fri 29th Dec 10am – 1pm women only

Call the office number on 0121 643 0301 if you need more information.

Telephone helpline

Our helpline number is 0121 643 4136.

The helpline hours are a little different over the Christmas period, but there is lots of support available, see the opening times here. If you call when the helpline is shut, leave a message with your number and someone will ring you back when it is next open.

Please note – all our services are closed Sat 23rd Dec – Tues 26th Dec and Sat 30th Dec – Mon 1st Jan 2018. If you are in need of support during these days you can contact Rape Crisis on freephone 0802 9999 12-2pm and 7-9.30pm every day of the year.


All our services reopen as usual from 9am on Weds 3rd Jan 2018.


Happy new year everyone.


Posted 19 December 2017

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