The Birchall Trust, Supporting Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse in South Cumbria 01229 820828


“I cannot thank the staff at Birchall enough for what they have done for me; I am incredibly grateful to my counsellor for helping me change things for the better and finally understand what empowerment really mean!! Thank you J” – Female aged 30.

“I have just completed 18 months of counselling for abuse that I suffered as a child. Could I thank you and my counsellor for all the help and support that I needed to my walk to acceptance and renewal. It has been a difficult journey but I am in a far far better place than I was previously. Keep up the much needed work!!” – Male aged 66.

“The Birchall Trust has been like a lifeboat in a sea of mess, which was my life. Working with my counsellor has allowed me to do all this” – Male aged 45.

“The counsellor helped me and my son to not blame ourselves, I am sure your wonderful people saved my son’s life! A very BIG thank you” – Mum of male client.

“Just wanted to send a quick message to say a massive thank you for all the support and the Trust gave me! I have been back down to Uni and completed my exams – which I PASSED! – Huge thank you again” – Female aged 18.