Contacts: sexual offences

 

For further information on sexual offences, please see list of links and contacts below.

For information and advice, or counselling, support, advocacy, legal and medical services in relation to a sexual assault, contact the following services.

Court Network

Ground floor, 565 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9603 7433; 1800 681 614

Email: admin@courtnetwork.com.au

Web: www.courtnetwork.com.au

Court Network also has offices in Ballarat, Bendigo, Colac, Echuca, Geelong, Morwell, Mildura, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Warrnambool and Wodonga.

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

292 Wellington Street, Collingwood Vic 3066

Tel: 9486 9866 (Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm)

Web: www.dvrcv.org.au

Family Planning Victoria – Action Centre (for people under 25)

Level 1, 94 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9660 4700; 1800 013 952

Email: action@fpv.org.au

Web: www.fpv.org.au

Family Planning Victoria – clinic (for everyone)

Ground floor, 901 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill Vic 3128

Tel: 9257 0100; 1800 013 952

Web: www.fpv.org.au

Family Planning Victoria provides information and referrals for sexual assault and general counselling.

Kids Helpline

Counselling line: 1800 551 800 (24 hours, 7 days a week)

Web: www.kidshelp.com.au

Resourcing Health and Education (a service for the sex industry in Victoria)

10 Inkerman Street, St Kilda Vic 3182

Tel: 1800 458 752

Email: sexworker@sexworker.org.au

Web: www.sexworker.org.au

Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

233 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9628 7855; 1800 882 752

Email: help@vocat.vic.gov.au

Web: www.vocat.vic.gov.au

Victims of Crime Helpline

Helpline: 1800 819 817 (8.00 am–11 pm, 7 days a week)

Text: 0427 767 891

Web: www.victimsofcrime.vic.gov.au

Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service

Building ib, Level 4, Deakin University, 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds Vic 3216

Tel: 5227 3338; 1800 014 111

Email: legal@villamanta.org.au

Web: www.villamanta.org.au

WIRE Women’s Information and Referral Exchange

372 Spencer Street, West Melbourne Vic 3003

Tel (support line): 1300 134 130

Tel (admin): 9348 9416

Email: inforequests@wire.org.au

Web: www.wire.org.au

Women’s Legal Service Victoria (advice for women)

Level 10, 277 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 8622 0600; 1800 133 302

Email: admin@womenslegal.org.au

Web: www.womenslegal.org.au

Centres Against Sexual Assault

To contact any CASA and the 24-hour sexual assault crisis line, telephone 1800 806 292 (charges apply for mobiles; ask the counsellor to return your call); or email the Sexual Assault Crisis Line at www.ahcasa@thewomens.org.au.

Information and links to all CASAs are at www.casa.org.au. Ring first for opening times and appointments. After hours appointments may be available.

Metropolitan CASAs

CASA House

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

Level 3, 210 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel (counselling and support): 9635 3610

Tel (admin): 9635 3600

Email: casa@thewomens.org.au

Web: www.casahouse.com.au

Children’s Protection Society

70 Altona Street, West Heidelberg Vic 3081

Tel: 9450 0900

Email: cps@cps.org.au

Web: www.cps.org.au

Eastern CASA

17 Ware Crescent, Ringwood East Vic 3135

Tel: 9870 7330

Email: ecasa@easternhealth.org.au

Web: www.easternhealth.org.au

Gatehouse Centre

Royal Children’s Hospital, Level 1 East, Reception C, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville Vic 3052

Tel (emergency): 9345 5522 (ask to page the Gatehouse after-hours clinician)

Tel (admin): 9345 6391

Email: gatehouse.centre@rch.org.au

Web: www.rch.org.au/gatehouse

Northern CASA

Building 26, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg West Vic 3081

Tel (counselling and referrals): 9496 2240

Email: ncasa@austin.org.au

Web: www.austin.org.au/northerncasa

South Eastern CASA

11 Chester Street, East Bentleigh Vic 3145

Tel (crisis line): 9594 2289

Tel (admin): 9928 8741

Email: secasa@monashhealth.org.au

Web: www.secasa.com.au

Western CASA

53 Ballarat Road, Footscray Vic 3011

Tel (counselling): 9687 5811

Tel (admin): 9687 8637

Email: info@westcasa.org.au

Web: www.westcasa.org.au

Rural CASAs

Ballarat CASA

Ballarat Health Services, Sebastopol Complex

Cnr Vale and Edwards Streets, Ballarat Vic 3353

Tel: 5320 3933

Email: casa@bhs.org.au

Web: www.casa.org.au/ballarat

Barwon CASA (including services to the Wimmera)

Level 1, 59–63 Spring Street, Geelong West Vic 3218

Tel: 5222 4318

Email: admin@barwoncasa.org

Web: www.barwoncasa.org

Gippsland CASA

126 George Street, Morwell Vic 3840

Tel: 5134 3922

Email: mail@gippscasa.org

Web: www.gcasa.org.au

Goulburn Valley CASA

130 Nixon Street, Shepparton Vic 3630

Tel: 5831 2343

Email: support@gvcasa.com.au

Web: www.gvcasa.com.au

Loddon Campaspe CASA

48 Wattle Street, Bendigo Vic 3550

Tel: 5441 0430

Email: casa@casalc.com.au

Web: www.casalc.com.au

Mallee Sexual Assault Unit

Suite 1, 144–146 Lime Avenue, Mildura Vic 3500

Tel: 5025 5400

Email: info@msau-mdvs.org.au

Web: www.msau-mdvs.org.au

South Western CASA

299 Koroit Street, Warrnambool Vic 3280

Tel: 5564 4144

Email: casa@swh.net.au

Web: www.swcasa.org.au

Upper Murray Centre Against Violence

50 Docker Street, Wangaratta Vic 3677

Tel: 5722 2203

Email: admin@cav.org.au

Web: www.centreagainstviolence.org.au