Tamworth Sexual Assault Service

Service Description

A sexual assault crisis service operating 24 hours. The counselling service is standard hours only. Provides individual and group therapy, legal and court support, and community education. Also works with adult survivors of child sexual assault. Children and recent assaults take priority. It does not work with adult offenders of sexual assault, there is a separate service for child offenders.

http://www.hnekidshealth.nsw.gov.au/site/tam-sas

02 6767 8100, 02 6767 7700 (Hospital)

sexualassault@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

02 6766 3967

Tamworth Community Health Centre, Johnston St
Tamworth, NSW, 2340

Transport Options

Bus service to front of hospital

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm (Counselling), Daily, 24 hours (Hospital)

Accessibility

Referral System

For children and young people, a JIRT Police/Community Services investigation and risk assessment must be provided, adults may self refer

Service Fees

Depends on the service

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available by appointment

Disability Access

Yes. Ground level, parking

Organisational Information

Area Served

Tamworth

Parent Organisation

Hunter New England Local Health District

Postal Address

Tamworth Community Health Centre

Locked Bag 9783 NEMSC

Tamworth

NSW

2340

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Other Contacts

NSW Rape Crisis Line 1800 424 017 -24 hrs

Last Updated: 8 June 2018

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