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Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)

At SARC we provide a range of services including counselling to both adults and children who may have experienced any form of sexual assault. 

SARC provides the following services: 

  • Counselling for male and female adults who have been sexually assaulted either recently or as a child
  • Counselling for male and female children who have been sexually assaulted
  • Information, support and counselling for partners, family members and significant others
  • Education and information for community or professional groups
  • Support through the legal process
  • Working collaboratively with others to raise the issue of sexual violence and work towards its prevention

In Darwin and Alice Springs SARC services we also provide:

  • 24 hour access to information regarding the medical, legal and counselling/support options available
  • 24 hour medical assistance provided by Doctors to adults who have experienced a recent sexual assault including:
  • Screening and preventative treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Collection of forensic evidence
  • Screening for drugs where drink spiking is suspected
  • Medical examination of children where child sexual assault is suspected (*by law any suspected child sexual abuse must be reported to Child Protection Services)

Darwin (08) 8922 6472

Katherine (08) 8973 8524

Tennant Creek (08) 8962 4361

Alice Springs (08) 8955 4500

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