Crisis Care Service

Barwon CASA offers a 24 hour x 7 days a week Crisis Care Service to adults, young people and children who have experienced sexual assault within the past 14 days and to non offending parents/caregivers of children who have recently disclosed a sexual assault. 

The After Hours Crisis Care Service operates after business hours, weekends and public holidays. The service is staffed by a team of qualified Counsellor Advocates skilled and experienced in the provision of immediate crisis care. The Crisis Care Service is provided from the Crisis Care Unit, Geelong Hospital. 

You can access our Crisis Care Service by: 

  • Calling the Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL): 1800 806 292 
  • Going to the Geelong Hospital/ Wimmera Hospital 
  • Dialling 000 and ask to speak with the police
  • Going to the nearest police station

The Counsellor on call will meet the client at the Crisis Care Unit. 

Clients, family members, friends or others involved may phone SACL directly.

For more information about our Crisis Care service, you can download our brochure here or call us on 5222 4318.

For enquiries after business hours, please call SACL 1800 806 292.