Mid Wales Rape Support Centre has been officially launched! On 11th March an official Launch took place in the Arts Centre, Aberystwyth. There were a range of speakers. Our parent company, New Pathways was represented by Jackie Stamp and The Survivors Trust CEO Fay Maxted spoke about the need for rape and sexual assault services in Mid Wales. Sue Rayner-Jacobs from our funders, the Ministry of Justice, the Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon and Anne Krayer of Bangor University were also all there to help us to mark the occasion.
This feels like an important step on the road to establishing our service. Our premises in Aberystwyth are nearing completion and we are starting to take referrals. It has been a long time coming, but we seem to be nearly fully operational.