Newcastle Sexual Assault Service

Service Description

A free confidential service staffed by female Social Workers, who are specialised in working with children and adults who have been sexually assaulted. There is a specialist paediatrician available. Priority is given to children and adults who have recently been sexually assaulted. Services include counselling, medical and forensic examination, support to non-offending family members, and court support and information.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-5pm


Referral System

Self referral, Police, Health Services If under 16 years a report is required to the Child Protection Hotline

Service Fees


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter service available

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair access, Lift

Organisational Information

Area Served

Hunter New England LHD

Parent Organisation

Hunter New England LHD

Postal Address

Post Office Box 1014




Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Student Placements through university only

Last Updated: 25 September 2023