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Barwon centre against sexual assault

You are not alone

Free, confidential & supportive counselling

Our counselling and support is provided to women, men, young people and children who have experienced sexual assault and/or family violence either recently or in the past.

Counselling is also available for non offending family and friends of victims.


Our Services:

Sexual Assault Counselling
Family Violence Counselling
Sexually Abusive Behaviours Treatment Program
Therapeutic and supportive group programs
Professional Training
Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Secondary Schools
Secondary Consultations/Professional Consultations
Outreach Services
Crisis Care Service

Minerva Community Services and Barwon CASA Intention to Merge

L-R: Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Chairperson, Barwon CASA Board; Helen Bolton, CEO Barwon CASA; Renee Fiolet, Chairperson, Minerva Board

Photograph by Mary Thompson

Need Help?



Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292 (24 Hours)

Geelong Office - (03) 5222 4318

Horsham Office - (03) 5381 1211

Safe Steps - 1800 015 188