March 2021: The States of Guernsey have been asked to support a motion which could eventually give local victims of rape and sexual assault access to specialist support service – A sexual assault referral centre (SARC).
Deputy Yvonne Burford is leading the move to get the
commissioning of a sexual assault referral centre on the States’ list of priorities for this term.
The Bailiwick of Guernsey Victim Support and Witness Service fully support the development of a Guernsey SARC.
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