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Region-wide sexual assault service launched

BCHC, together with a range of partners throughout the region, has launched the West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS).

PSAS provides a 24/7 'one-stop' open service to anyone up to the age of 17 who has been the victim of rape, sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.

Sometimes previously referred to as SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre), the service is delivered by BCHC in partnership with:

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PSAS covers the West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire police force areas and operates an in-reach service into four designated Sexual Assault Referral Centres: 

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