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"We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work - the Wiradjuri Nation of peoples - and we pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging".

A partnership between local service providers and community members to build community connections, improve family life, promote positive relationships,and improve the safety and wellbeing of of community members, including children.

  • Call 000 in an emergency

  • Contact your local police station

  • NSW Police Force Customer Assistance Unit on 13 14 44

  • If you are unsure about reporting, you can talk to police without giving your name, or you can talk to a support organisation such as the Victims Access Line or a Sexual Assault Service.

  • Alternatively, you can complete the Sexual Assault Reporting Option (SARO) questionnaire where vital information on the assault is provided to police without the matter being formally investigated. For more information go to Police Force website.

National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Counselling Service

Phone or online support, safety planning, referrals and counselling for people dealing with violence and abuse.Phone 1800 737 732

Contact your local Sexual Assault Service, based in your Area Health Service, for help with crisis counselling as well as medical and ongoing counselling needs, help in reporting a sexual assault to the police and preparing for any court hearings or making a victim impact statement. These services are free and confidential and are available to males and females.

Lithgow Area ​(02) 4734 2512     (02) 4734 2000 (24hrs)

NSW Rape Crisis Centre

NSW Rape Crisis is the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in NSW - men and women - who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW. NSW Rape Crisis is committed to upholding the rights of all people to live in a socially just, equitable and non violent society. Phone 1800 424 017

Sexual assault is a crime.

Its impact can be devastating. However, recovery is possible and there is help available to assist you.

If you are a victim of sexual assault there are many services you can contact, depending on your needs, to report the crime or to seek counselling and support. The Victims Access Line (1800 633 063) provides information, referral and support to victims of crime.

In an emergency phone 000 or your local police station.

Otherwise you can phone your local sexual ass​ault service. These services are free and confidential to any male or female victim of sexual assault, their friends and family.

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