Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault

About This Service

Counselling service for victims/survivors of sexual assault (women, men and children). Counselling (short to medium term) and advocacy (information and/or referral regarding, legal, medical, financial and accommodation options)

    • Program Name

      Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault

    • Service Address

      53 Ballarat Road, Footscray, Victoria 3011
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    • Phone

      03 9687 8637

    • Fax

      03 9687 8960

    • Urgency Levels

      Urgent Help, Direct Help, Just Curious

    • Service Area

      Western Metropolitan Region of Melbourne

    • Service Hours

      Mon - Fri 9am to 5 pm

    • Age Group

      Minimum age 12 years

    • Interpreters

      Yes; free

    • Service Type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Costs

      Free

    • Public Transport Information

      Nearest station Footscray

    • Service For

      Victims/survivors of sexual assault, their families, partners and friends.

    • Languages (other than English)

      Turkish

    • Disability Access

      Yes

    • Drop In Service

      Yes

    • Outreach

      Yes

    • Outpost

      Tuesday and Thursday at 333 Geelong Road, Hoppers Crossing 3029

More information for service professionals

    • Participation Length

      Sessions run fortnightly for a maximum of 25 sessions.

    • Participation Type

      Voluntary

    • Secondary Consult

      Yes

    • Staff Profile

      Social Worker, Psychologist

    • Specific Exclusions

      No

    • Funding Limit?

      Ongoing

    • Who Can Refer

      Anyone with permission from the victim/ survivor of sexual assault.

    • Referral Mode

      Phone call

    • Point of Intake

      Client must call to confirm they want counseling before entry to the counseling service

    • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

      24 hour crisis line, 1800 806 292

    • E-Referral Option

      No