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Support Resources for survivors of child abuse

The following is a list of resources and services aimed at providing support of all kinds to survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.

We recognise that mental health support is a vital part of anyone’s survivor journey and encourage anyone affected or impacted by abuse, to contact the specialists below for professional help.

Dr Armstrong - Clinical Psychologist and Accredited EMDR Consultant (EMDRAA)

The Lifelong Impact of Childhood Trauma & Complex PTSD


Lifeline offers crisis support and suicide prevention for those in need.

Phone: 13 11 14

1800 Respect

1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone: 1800 737 732

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue offers support, advice and action to Australians living with or experiencing anxiety and or depression.

Phone: 1300 22 4636 

Blue Knot Foundation

Blue Knot Foundation is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. Blue Knot empower recovery and builds resilience for adults impacted by complex trauma.

Monday – Sunday between 9am – 5pm AEST

Phone: 1300 657 380


The Bravehearts Foundation information and support line can be accessed by anyone wanting information or support relating to child sexual assault. Available 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone: 1800 272 831

In Good Faith Foundation

The In Good Faith Foundation offers religious institutional abuse recovery services.

Phone: 1300 12 4433

Living Well

The Living Well app is specifically designed to assist men who have been sexually abused in childhood. They also provide face-to-face counselling in South East Queensland, as well as national phone and web-based counselling.

MensLine Australia

MensLine Australia – a division of On The Line – is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.

Phone: 1300 78 99 78

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

Phone: 1300 364 277

Reach Out

ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia.

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

the Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre offers to support people impacted by sexual assault and women, children and young people experiencing family violence.

Phone: 1800 806 292

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