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The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre (The SAFV Centre)

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre (The SAFV Centre)

The SAFV Centre offers a wide range of free and confidential services for adults, children and young people who have experienced sexual assault or family violence.

This includes: 

  • 24/7 crisis care and support for anyone who has experienced a recent sexual assault (in the past 14 days).
  • 24/7 crisis support for women and their children who are experiencing current family violence or who are leaving a family violence situation
  • Case management
  • Counselling and therepeutic support
  • Secondary consultation

Located in Geelong, Horsham and Footscray they offer specialist services across the Barwon, Wimmera and Western Melbourne areas of Victoria.


Geelong: 03 5222 4318

Wimmera: 03 5381 1211

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24 Hours): 1800 806 292

Safe Steps (24 Hours): 1800 015 188

Community services
Aboriginal services
Early intervention
Sexual assault
Western District
Western Melbourne
Type of service: 
Crisis service
Outreach services
Women's refuge services
Specialist services
After hours services
Case management
Counselling services