Contacts for support

Contact details for relevant authorities

  • NSW Police
    • If it is an emergency, call 000
    • If you are unsure if it is a criminal matter, you can call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444
  • Child Protection (ChildStory – Department of Communities and Justice)

24 hour services

Counselling and support organisations

  • Family Connect and Support helps to bring together families, support services and community resources in NSW to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children.
    • Visit the Family Connect and Support website to find a local provider.
  • HS Net is a free website available to anyone looking for a service in NSW.
    • Visit the HS Net website to search for available services near you.
  • Child Wise is Australia's international child protection charity committed to the prevention and reduction of sexual abuse and exploitation of children around the world.
    • Call 1800 991 099
  • Aboriginal Family Violence and Legal Services provides assistance to victims of family violence and sexual offending and work with families and communities affected by violence.
    • Call 1800 105 303
  • Blue Knot Foundation offers a helpline to connect with a counsellor if you have experienced childhood trauma including for support and applications around national redress.
  • National Redress Scheme offers free support for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse, with information on NSW redress support services.
    • Call 1800 737 377
  • Bravehearts is a national Information and Support Line that can be accessed by anyone wanting information or support relating to child sexual assault and exploitation.
    • Call 1800 272 831
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