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Bravehearts has been actively contributing to the provision of child sexual assault services throughout the nation since 1997.

We are the first and largest registered charity specifically and holistically dedicated to addressing the issue of child sexual assault.

The Bravehearts national information and support line can be accessed by anyone wanting information or support regarding child sexual assault, including but not limited to parents, carers, adult survivors and professionals such as teachers, guidance officers, doctors and psychologists.

Services provided include:

  • Information and support;
  • Counselling;
  • Advice and referral;
  • Support for professionals working with children;
  • Guidance around reporting disclosures;
  • Information on normal and problematic sexual behaviour; and
  • Teaching personal safety.

Our toll free 1800 272 831 Support Line is open during the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday AEST (Please note hours vary on public holidays).

People with hearing and speech impairments can reach us through the NATIONAL RELAY SERVICE:

TTY users phone 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 272 831

Speak and Listen users phone 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 272 831

Internet relay users connect to the NRS www.iprelay.com.au/call/index.aspx then ask for 1800 272 831

If you are in crisis and require AFTER HOURS assistance please call:

Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800

Parent Line – 1300 30 1300

Lifeline – 13 11 14

1800 Respect (Family Violence and Sexual Assault Line) – 1800 737 732

Police Link – 131 444

Department of Child Safety (South East Queensland) – 1300 679 849 or 1800 177 135 (out of hours)

Interstate Contact Numbers

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) – 1300 556 729
New South Wales (NSW) – 13 21 11
Northern Territory (NT) – 1800 700 250
Queensland (QLD) – (07) 3235 9999
South Australia (SA) – 13 14 78
Tasmania (TAS) – 1800 001 219
Victoria (VIC) – 13 12 78
Western Australia (WA) – (08) 9325 1111

Alternatively, please complete the form below and one of our qualified staff will respond to your query as soon as possible.

 

Getting help quickly is imperative for victims to ensure that they can live the active, happy lives they deserve.