24hr Crisis Care Support for recent sexual assault

24 hour crisis care support is available for people who have experienced recent sexual assault (within 72 hours)

A CASA counsellor will meet with the client at the Ballarat Hospital crisis care unit to provide information and support as well as options around a forensic medical examination if needed  


Call 000 immediately.

If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment call 106.

Crisis Line

The Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL) is available 24hrs. To get in touch with a support worker, call now on 1800 806 292 (free call).


Referrals are taken through the local police Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT). SOCIT can be contacted on (03) 53 366 055.