Australian Institute of Family Studies
“We are the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing. We conduct research to increase the understanding of Australian families and the issues that affect them.” Current projects include research into issues relating to sexual violence.
Blue Knot Foundation – National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma
“Bravehearts is Australia’s leading child protection organisation. Bravehearts now employs over 65 people across Australia providing world-class child protection training and education initiatives; specialist child sexual assault counselling and support services; as well as research and reform campaigns to work holistically to prevent child sexual assault in our society.” Counselling is available for children, adult survivors and non-offending family members, as well as advocacy and support.
Tel: 8:30am-4:30pm (AEST) 1800 272 831
Email referral contact form: https://bravehearts.org.au/what-we-do/counselling-and-support/counselling/online-referrals/
The Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre
BRISSC provides free support and counselling services to women (over the age of 15 years) who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.
Address: 15 Morrisey Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Q4102,
Tel: 07 3391 0004
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Centre for Clinical Interventions
Self-help resources for mental health problems. If you experience a condition that is affecting your mental health and are looking for specific information about different types of problems then the ‘workbooks’ or sets of modules in this section may be relevant to you. Some of the modules can be used on their own, while others are best used as part of the series; each workbook will have its own suggestions.
Tel: 08 9227 4399
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
“The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a state-wide resource centre working to prevent and respond to family violence, with a particular focus on men’s violence against women in intimate relationships. We provide training, publications, research and other resources to those experiencing (or who have experienced) family violence, and practitioners and service organisations who work with family violence survivors.” Help and advice for various groups of people is available on the website as well as the ability to search for support services throughout Australia.
Address: 52 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
Tel: (03) 8346 5200, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
Email contact form: http://www.dvrcv.org.au/about-us/contact-us
The Recovery Hub contains many activities, articles, and practical resources which we hope provide choice, encourage hope and inspire you to improve your health, wellness and live a positive lifestyle.
Relationships Australia Victoria
Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)
Survivors of Incest Anonymous offers a self-help twelve-step recovery program for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. They define incest and child abuse broadly, and provide general information, including on how to start a new support group.
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust (MSSAT)
Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP