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Broadchurch tackles sexual violence


Essex charities praise popular TV show for highlighting sexual violence and aftermath

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week


6th- 12 February is Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week! #itsnotok. Follow us on Twitter @CARAessex

Jazz concert for CARA


On Friday 17th March, the wonderful Phoenix Jazz Orchestra will be raising money for CARAthrough a concert at the Mersea Centre, West Mersea.

Marathon Runner Raising Money for CARA!


We are delighted local runner Sam Taylor has chosen to support CARA and fundraise by running lots of miles!

The Vagina Monologues at the University of Essex


We are delighted the University of Essex are staging The Vagina Monologues, with all proceeds donated to CARA!

Colchester Saxaphone Quartet raise money for CARA


A huge thank you to Colchester Saxaphone Quartet for fundraising for CARA at Colchester Sainsbury's last week.

New service launched today - providing a single point of contact for victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse across Essex.


From 28th November 2016, a new central phone line and online portal will be available to victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse from across Essex.  The new service will h...

CARA Quiz Provides Evening of Laughs and Raises £455!


We had a great time at the CARA quiz night, held on Thursday 27th October.

Only 1 in 16 reported rapes in Essex lead to conviction


Colchester Gazette - 'Rape victims are being let down by the system' - Charity speaks out after just one in 16 suspects convicted

CARA wins a Provide Foundation Award


The money will be used to increase CARA’s capacity and help us to support new referrals to our services.