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Highlights from the CARA Conference

1/3/2018

On 6th February 2018, CARA held the first ever specialist sexual violence conference in Essex. Entitled Sexual Violence and Child Sexual Abuse; Dispelling the Myths, the day was attended by 132 delega...

The Vagina Monologues at the University of Essex

31/1/2018

We are delighted the University of Essex are staging The Vagina Monologues, with all proceeds donated to CARA for the second year running! The play is written by Eve Ensler and will be performed by wo...

CARA Conference - a week to go!

30/1/2018

CARA Conference - Sexual Violence and Child Sexual Abuse: Dispelling the Myths A week to go til the CARA Conference, which sold out within days of its launch 

Don't wait as long as I did to come forward

15/12/2017

This lovely letter appeared in Colchester Gazette last week - A great message from one of our service users "Don't wait as long as I did to come forward"

We are one of Waitrose Colchester's chosen charities for December

5/12/2017

We are delighted to be one of Waitrose Colchester's chosen charities for December. If you are doing your Christmas shopping there, please drop in your green token and support us!

Colchester Saxaphone Quartet raise money for CARA

5/12/2017

A huge thank you to Colchester Saxaphone Quartet who will be raising money for CARA for the second year running by playing at Sainsbury's Superstore in Stanway Colchester TONIGHT - 5th December.

16 days of action to end violence against women and girls 2017

25/11/2017

25th November is the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign which aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. The theme of th...

CARA Conference. Sexual Violence and Child Sexual Abuse: Dispelling the Myths

17/10/2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of our conference to be held in Colchester on 6th February 2018.

How sexual abuse victims are failed by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

1/10/2017

Today's BBC 5 Live Investigates focused on how victims of sexual abuse are failed the the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). You can listen to the full episode here http://www.b...

Join the CARA team! We are recruiting. . .

25/7/2017

CARA is recruiting staff, sessional counsellors, volunteers and trustees. Take a look at our vacancies page for more details.