The Sexual Assault Support Service is a free and confidential counselling service to support women who have experienced sexual assault at any time in their life.

Crisis and ongoing counselling support are available

Self-referrals are accepted for women 15 years and above. Sexual assault counselling and support is also available for children aged 12 to 14 years with consent from a parent or guardian.

Special interest activity based groups and therapeutic support groups are offered throughout the year.

Counselling is available through a range of options, including face to face, phone, Zoom, online chat and specialist groups.


Counselling is conducted at The Women’s Centre in private and confidential spaces, as arranged by appointment.


Confidential counselling can be provided visually through use of video technology, however prior arrangements are required to ensure privacy.


Online chat is by arrangement, conducted by specialist sexual assault support counsellors via login to a secure communication platform.


Free therapeutic groups and activities are regularly held at The Women’s Centre to support healing after sexual assault.

Please check our activities page for details.