CASA House

The Women’s provides a 24 hour, seven day a week service to victim/survivors of sexual assault.

Call (03) 9635 3610 or 1800 806 292 to access crisis response, counselling and support.

Speciality

Counselling, support and advocacy for adult female and male victim/survivors of both childhood and adult sexual assault.

Immediate crisis care – 24 hour crisis care following a recent assault (within last two weeks), which offers counselling, information, advocacy and support including medical and legal options.

Counselling, support and advocacy – short to medium term counselling service includes support, information and advocacy which aims to provide assistance in recovery, clarification of rights and identification of choices.

Support groups – opportunity for victim/survivor to provide mutual support to one another within a group setting.

Support for families and friends – Information, support and referral is offered to non-offending friends, partners and family members.

Professional Consultation – CASA House provides information, debriefing and consultation to other professionals

Education and training – tailored workshops are available to professional groups, agencies and the broader community

Services available to 

  • Adult female and male victim/survivors of childhood and/or sexual assault.
  • Individuals who have perpetrated interpersonal violence may be denied a service, but this will be discussed with the victim/survivor and an assessment made.

Availability

CASA House operates during business hours on weekdays from 9am to 5pm.

Outside of weekday business hours, crisis care and telephone crisis counselling can be accessed through the Sexual Assault Crisis Line.

Access to services

Self-referral through the Counselling & Support line with or without the assistance of a professional.

Outside of weekday business hours, crisis care and telephone crisis counselling can be accessed through the Sexual Assault Crisis Line.

Urgent referral

For 24 hour, seven day a week crisis and emergency response for women who have been sexually assaulted within the past two weeks, call (03) 9635 3610 or 1800 806 292

Appointment

Appointments will be made in direct consultation with the victim/survivor.



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