You can still report a rape or sexual assault even if it happened in the past. Many people find it difficult to talk about sexual offences so it is not unusual for there to be a delay between the offence happening and when a report is made.
For some people this may be several years.
If you do decide to report to the police a specialist trained police officer known as a SOLO (Sexual Offence Liaison Officer) will deal with you.
You do not need to report to the police in order to access SARC services. Other options SARC can offer include: