Sexual Assault Services

The Sexual Assault Service provides support to children, teenagers, and adults who have experienced sexual assault. Through counselling the client is assisted to understand what they are feeling and supported to recover from the emotional impacts of the sexual assault. Counselling support is also offered to significant others, which includes parents, family members and friends.

Sexual Assault Service provides:

  • Crisis 24 hour service for recent victims of sexual assault (within last 7 days or children who have disclosed child sexual abuse)
  • Forensic medicals
  • Short or long term counselling
  • Court preparation and court support on the day of the trail
  • Community education.

After hours crisis for sexual assault:

On call/after hours crisis for sexual assault is via the Emergency Department.

Services available at these locations

Coffs Harbour and Surrounds

Coffs Harbour Health Campus
345 Pacific Highway,
Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

Phone 02 6656 7200 (business hours) or 6656 7000 (for Crisis presentations only)

Hours 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday

24 hour Crisis Service

Only for recent sexual assaults within the last 7 days & children who has disclosed child sexual assault.  

Referrals  

Direct referrals can be made during business hours for anyone 16 years and above.   Referrals can be made by the individual, family member, GP, other professionals.

Referrals for children

Under 16 years are made via the JIRT Senior Health Clinician or Community Family Services after the JIRT investigation process has been completed. Referrals for children 16 years and under cannot be directly made to the service.

 

 

Kempsey Area

Kempsey Primary and Community Care

119 River Street
West Kempsey NSW 2440

Phone 02 6561 2790 (business hours)

Fax 02 6562 8116

Referrals

Referrals go directly to the Sexual Assault Service.  Referrals are received from individuals or any services where the client has consented to a referral.

Port Macquarie Area

Port Macquarie Community Health Campus

19-31 Morton Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Phone 02 02 6588 2882 (business hours) 

Fax 02 6588 2800

Referrals

Referrals go directly to the Sexual Assault Service.  Referrals are received from individuals or any services where the client has consented to a referral.