SEXUAL ASSAULT

National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service.

Qualified and experienced counsellors provide information and referral to support services. Offers telephone and online counselling.

Tasmania, Australia

Offers free and confidential services to men, women and children who have been affected by sexual assault or rape at sometime in their lives, be they victims, survivors, family or other support people.

Services include:

Counselling, support with legal processes, referral to other appropriate services, advocacy, community education, support to other professionals.

Services the West and North West coast.

Ashfield, NSW, 2131, Australia
(02) 9716 8000(02) 9716 8000
(02) 9716 8000(02) 9716 8000
(02) 9716 8159

The service aims to alleviate child abuse by providing support to parents, carers and families. National, confidential video counselling by appointment, offering counselling, education and support services. Child abuse prevention information and protective education available via an online video materials and Safe Program Booklet for parents and childcare centres, schools. Etc.

Laurel House is a community based organisation that provides therapeutic services and support for women, men and children. Their Service is completely confidential and free to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people of sexual violence. They do not see perpetrators/offenders of any form of violence.

Laurel House provides face-to-face and phone counselling, 24-hour crisis service, support through the forensic/medical process, information and support through the legal process, referral and information services and outreach to rural areas.

Laurel House also offers community education, professional training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors.

Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

Laurel House is a community based organisation that provides therapeutic services and support for women, men and children. Their Service is completely confidential and free to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people of sexual violence. They do not see perpetrators/offenders of any form of violence.

Laurel House provides face-to-face and phone counselling, 24-hour crisis service, support through the forensic/medical process, information and support through the legal process, referral and information services and outreach to rural areas.

Laurel House also offers community education, professional training and debriefing to professionals working with victim/survivors.

 

Australian government scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. Those people affected by institutional child sexual abuse can register for the scheme from 1 July 2018. The Helpline can answer questions that potential claimants may have.

SASS provides a 24 hour crisis response and information/support service in southern Tasmania. We can provide information about a range of options, including:

  •  accessing counselling and support;
  •  having a forensic medical examination and/or medical checkup;
  •  accessing emergency contraception;
  • reporting recent or past sexual violence to police; and
  • we can also assist with referrals to other services.

We can assist you in understanding your options and offer supports along the way. It all starts with that phone call, seeking help or advice

31 Tower Rd, New Town 7018

The Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) is a free and confidential support service for southern Tasmanian people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. We also provide information and support to professionals, and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

 

SASS’ services include:

  • Counselling and support (southern Tasmania)
  • Crisis services (southern Tasmania)
  • Redress Scheme Support Services (state-wide)
  • Therapeutic treatment for children and young people displaying Problem Sexual Behaviour and Sexually Abusive Behaviour (state-wide)
  • Training & educational workshops (state-wide)
  • Policy feedback and consultation about sexual violence and related topics (state-wide)

 

SASS is open 9am – 5pm weekdays, and also operates a 24 hour crisis line (1800 697 877).

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