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Sexual Assault - Help, Assistance & Contacts

If you have been sexually assaulted recently or in the past and would like assistance, you can contact any of the following for support:

 

Location Service Name About Contact
Atherton Tablelands Sexual Assault Service Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to people who have been sexually assaulted during their lives and support and education for parents, siblings and friends. (07) 4091 4036

Brisbane
-  Wooloowin

WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Service Providing counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women with intellectual disabilities aged 14 years and over who have been, or are at risk being sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 3262 9877

Brisbane
-  Nundah

Living Well Provide face to face and telephone counselling for men who have been sexually abused in childhood or sexually assaulted as an adult, and their partners and family. Web resources and training is available for professionals.

 1300 114 397 (freecall from landlines)
(07) 3028 4648

Brisbane
-  West End
IWSS - Immigrant Women’s Support Service Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to immigrant and refugee women aged 15 years and over of non-English speaking backgrounds whose children have been, or are at risk of being, sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 3846 5400

Brisbane
- Windsor

MARS - Men Affected by Rape and Sexual Assault Service MARS is a self-help group that meets weekly, for recovery from sexual assault. Each participant is able to meet their own particular needs at their own pace by making their own decisions about when to speak, how much to share, speaking of their own personal experience and using the group for as long as they need. Each participant makes his own decisions about attending. The meetings are held at Stonewall Medical Centre. (07) 3857 1222
Brisbane
-  Woodridge
Murrigunyah Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Women Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 3290 4254
Brisbane
-  Woolloongabba
BRISSC - Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 3391 0004
Bundaberg Phoenix House Bundaberg Area Sexual Assault Service Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral service to young people aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 4153 4299
Cairns Cairns Sexual Assault Service
(Family Planning Queensland – multiple locations across QLD)
Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to people who have been sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 4031 3590
Camp Hill Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre  Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to young women aged 12 to 25 years who have been sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 3843 1823
Cannonvale  Whitsunday Sexual Assault Service Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 4946 2999
Gladstone Gladstone Region Sexual Assault Service Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to men and women who have been sexually assaulted during their lives. (07) 4979 1456
Gympie and Murgon Laurel Place, Sunshine Cooloola Services Against Sexual Violence Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 5482 7911
Kingaroy South Burnett Women’s Service (Centacare) Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 4162 5439
Logan Centre Against Sexual Violence (CASV) Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women and girls aged 12 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 3808 3299
Maroochydore Laurel House, Sunshine Cooloola Services Against Sexual Violence Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  (07) 5443 4711
Maryborough Wide Bay Sexual Assault Association Inc Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women who have been sexually assaulted during their lvies.  (07) 4121 5999
Queensland Wide Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline Provide a free and confidential sexual assault helpline which provides telephone counselling, support, information, advice and referral to men and women who have experience sexual assault. 1800 010 120 (women)
1800 600 626 (men)
Rockhampton The Women's Health Centre Rockhampton  Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women who have been sexually assaulted during their lives and support and education for parents, sibilings and friends. (07) 4922 6585
Southport Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence Inc Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  07 5591 1164
Townsville The Women's Centre Provide counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 15 years and over who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  07 4775 7555
West End Sisters Inside Inc Provide counselling, support, group work, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women aged 17 years and over in the criminal justice system who have been sexually assaulted during their lives.  07 3844 5066

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Service

Location Service Name About Contact

Brisbane
-  Caboolture
-  Herston
-  Logan
-  Redcliffe
-  Redlands

SART - Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Sexual Assault  Response Team Support directly following a sexual assault and follow up counselling and support in the early stages of recovery. (07) 3646 5207
Ipswich West Moreton Women’s Health Acute Sexual Assault Program Support directly following a sexual assault and follow up counselling and support. (07) 3812 0138
(07) 3202 2766 - After hours
Longreach Longreach Women’s Sexual Assault Support Service Support following a sexual assault. (07) 4652 7983
Mackay Mackay Sexual Health & Mackay Sexual Assault Service Sexual assault and sexual health support. (07) 4968 3919
(07) 4968 6000 - After hours
Mount Isa Mt. Isa Sexual Assault Service Support following a sexual assault. (07) 4744 4447
Toowoomba Kobi House, Sexual Assault Support Service Sexual assault and sexual health support. (07) 4616 6950
(07) 4616 6000 - After hours

Other Queensland Sexual Assault Services

Location Service About Phone

Australia Wide

1800 RESPECT National sexual assault, domestic violence counselling service. 1800 737 732
Kids Helpline Private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. 1800 551 800
Lifeline 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. 13 11 14
Queensland Wide Child Safety Queensland Government agency for child protection services. 1800 811 810
(07) 3224 8045
DVConnect A state wide telephone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence free crisis counselling and support 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 1800 811 811
Legal Aid Provide access to justice for disadvantaged Queenslanders by providing legal information, advice and representation. 1300 651 188
Queensland Police Service Works to ensure the safety and security of the community. 000 EMERGENCIES
131 444 Policelink
1800 333 000 Crime Stoppers
Victim Assist Queensland Assisting in the recovery of victims of crime who have been injured as a result of an act of violence through provision of financial assistance. 1300 546 587
Women's Legal Service Community Legal Centre that provides free legal advice and information to women in Queensland. (07) 3392 0670
1800 677 278 Outside Brisbane

 


Last Updated: 25 June 2014
Last Reviewed: 25 June 2014