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Redress Support Services

 

Redress Support Services have been funded by the Australian Government to provide information and practical assistance for people applying to the National Redress Scheme, and emotional support as necessary. These services can be called direct or visit their website for information on how they can assist. CYDA can also be contacted for advice on the services provided by other Redress Support Services.

National

Blue Knot Foundation - 1300 657 380 Counselling and support for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://www.blueknot.org.au/

Bravehearts - 1800 272 831 Counselling and support for people who experienced child sexual abuse https://bravehearts.org.au

Care Leavers Australasia Network - 1800 008 774 Support and advocacy for Care Leavers www.clan.org.au

Child Migrants Trust - 1800 040 509 Social work services and counselling for Former Child Migrants https://www.childmigrantstrust.com

Child Wise - 1800 991 099 Trauma informed telephone and online counselling for childhood abuse https://www.childwise.org.au

Healing Foundation – 02 6272 7500 Service to help build the capacity of Indigenous organisations and support the development of the Link Up network https://healingfoundation.org.au

In Good Faith Foundation - 03 9326 1190 Independent advocacy, case work, referral and support for people who have experienced abuse, their families and communities responding to religious institutional abuses igff.org.au

MensLine Australia - 1300 78 99 78 National telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns https://mensline.org.au

People with Disability Australia - 1800 422 015 / TTY: 1800 422 016 National telephone line to provide information and referrals to people with disability https://pwd.org.au

Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia - 1800 211 028 National telephone counselling service for people who have experienced abuse. Face to face counselling is available in New South Wales www.rape-dvservices.org.au

Tzedek - 1300 893 335 Advocacy, referral and support for people who have experienced religious/clergy abuse, with a focus on the Jewish community www.tzedek.org.au

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre - 02 6247 2525 Free counselling and support for people who have experienced sexual assault, male and female, and their families/supporters, along with information, advocacy and referral http://www.crcc.org.au/

Relationships Australia ACT - 02 6122 7190 / 1300 364 277 Family and relationship counselling as well as a range of specialist counselling services www.racr.org.au

New South Wales

Interrelate Family Centres - 1300 473 528 Face-to-face and telephone counselling, information, referral and support service with a network of counselling centres across metropolitan, regional and rural https://www.interrelate.org.au

New South Wales Link Up NSW Aboriginal Corporation - 1800 624 332 (not a free call for mobiles) / 02 9421 4700 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians https://www.linkupnsw.org.au

Relationships Australia NSW - 1800 052 674 / 1300 364 277 Relationships Australia NSW, through Wattle Place, provides free and confidential information, assistance and referral regarding application to the National Redress Scheme for people impacted by Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse www.relationshipsnsw.org.au

The Women’s Cottage - 02 4578 4190 Support, counselling and referrals for women and their families https://www.womenscottage.org.au

Northern Territory

Danila Dilba Health Service - 08 8942 5400 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians https://ddhs.org.au/

Relationships Australia NT - 08 8923 4999/ 1300 364 277 Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse www.nt.relationships.org.au

Queensland

Centre Against Sexual Violence - 07 3808 3299 Community based sexual assault service providing support, information and counselling to the Logan, Beaudesert and Redlands communities https://casv.org.au

Link Up Queensland - 1800 200 855 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians www.link-upqld.org.au

Micah Projects Inc - 07 3029 7000 A dedicated support service for people who experienced childhood abuse in an institutional setting http://micahprojects.org.au/

Relationships Australia QLD - 1800 552 127 / 1300 364 277Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse http://www.raq.org.au/

South Australia

Nunkuwarrin Yunti of SA Inc - 08 8406 1600 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians nunku.org.au

Relationships Australia SA - 1800 182 325 / 1300 364 277Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://www.rasa.org.au

Victim Support Service Incorporated - 1800 842 846 Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://www.victimsa.org

Tasmania

Relationships Australia Tasmania - 1300 364 277 Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse www.tas.relationships.org.au

Sexual Assault Support Service Inc. - 03 6231 1811 / 03 6231 0044 Community based service providing high quality support and information services to people who have experienced sexual assault https://www.sass.org.au

Victoria

Open Place - 1800 779 379 / 03 9421 6162 Counselling and support programs for Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants, their families and carers to help them recover from their trauma http://www.openplace.org.au

Drummond St Services Inc - 03 9663 6733Specialist recovery and wellness services including counselling and support for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://ds.org.au/

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency - 03 9459 7030Provides counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians www.vacca.org

Relationships Australia Vic - 1800 052 674 / 1300 364 277 Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://www.relationshipsvictoria.com.au

Western Australia

Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation - 1800 830 338 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians https://www.kimberleystolengeneration.com.au

Relationships Australia WA - 08 6164 0255 Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse https://www.relationshipswa.org.au

Yorgum Aboriginal Corporation - 08 9218 9477 / 1800 469 371 Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians https://www.yorgum.org.au