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Safety and Wellbeing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Specialist Sexual Assault Support Services

Specialist Sexual Assault Support Services

The Sexual Assault Support Services provide specialist, free, confidential support (24 hours by phone Australia-wide, and 24 hours in person response in Townsville and Cairns).

The Sexual Assault Support Services have support workers who can meet you and can offer ways to help you manage the physical and emotional affects you may be experiencing. They can explain and assist with legal and medial options, including any emergency health care of forensic examinations, and, any decisions about reporting to police.

The Sexual Assault Support Services can also advise and assist you to access support from JCU to continue studying or working if you wish. They will ensure your decisions are communicated and respected. JCU Sexual Misconduct Officers can also assist you to connect with the specialist services.

Helplines

1800 RESPECT – 24-hour sexual assault and domestic violence support 1800 737 732
Queensland Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline – 7:30am-11:30pm 1800 010 120

Specialist Sexual Assault Support Services

07 4091 4036

Townsville Sexual Assault Support Service

Townsville Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) 24 hour response

07 4775 7555
Connect with service after hours via the Sexual Crimes Unit: 07 4759 9711
Cairns Sexual Assault Service 07 4031 3590
Connect with service after hours via Cairns Hospital: 07 4226 0000
Tablelands Sexual Assault Service
Mackay Women's Sexual Assault Service 07 4953 1788
Brisbane - BRISSC 07 3391 0004

Queensland Health Services

Mackay Sexual Health and Assault Service 07 4968 3919
Mount Isa - There is no dedicated Sexual Assault Service in Mt Isa. You can contact services in other areas. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Sexual Assault Response Team
  07 3646 5207
Thursday Island - Women's Support Service (Sexual Health Clinic) 07 4069 0413

You can find other Sexual Assault Support services here:  https://qsan.org.au/support/ and Living Well - Sexual Assault Support for Men