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Local, Regional & National

Our services cover the following


Scarborough, Filey, Whitby,

Rydale, Driffield, Bridlington

and all local towns & rural areas

HOPE  also offers Outreach support

to individuals who may may be in

Hospital, care or are unable to leave

their homes.

We also offer telephone and text

support via our National Help line


HOPE Services

All the services below are

available, separately for; Men,

Women & Younger Adults

Counselling, Psychotherapy

Self-Help Groups

Facilitated groups and workshops

One to one support

Outreach Services

Various Social and Therapeutic


Drop in, with pool table and other

 recreational activities

Art Room

Relaxation Room


Computer Access

Supporting the Supporters

Our Training courses are designed

To provide information for

professionals,volunteers and

supporters of survivors

We can tailor our workshops and

courses to reflect your service,

subject matter,audience and the

existing knowledge of your people.

Our courses are very participative,

so small groups work best.

We train a maximum of 15 learners

at a time


 Registered charity number 1119389     © HOPE Groups 2013

Support and services for anyone ages 11 and over, who have been affected by physical, emotional

and/or sexual abuse of any kind. Adults affected by sexual assault, violence and/or rape.


How ‘the Savile effect’ helped other victims

As the vile true identity of Jimmy Savile emerged, a probe has revealed that the number of Scarborough sex crimes shot up.

In what has been dubbed “the Savile effect”, the town’s police dealt with a sharp rise in victims coming forward to report alleged sex crimes.

And a local charity which was inundated with pleas for help from the victims of the DJ’s sordid spree claims that many would still be suffering in silence if the abuse claims had never come to light.

“The fact that people have the courage to come forward is probably the only good thing to ever come from Savile,” said Pauline Carruthers, founder of the charity Hope.

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