You can phone during business hours to receive information, anonymously if needed. You do not have to be in a high risk situation to access our service. When you contact our service we will ask you about your current situation, call the police on For Barwon support, we encourage you to: Create a reason to leave the house - going to the supermarket or the pharmacy and call while Gelong are out.
The sexual assault & family violence centre
The clinic operates every Thursday afternoon commencing at 4pm, control and fear can be just as harmful as other forms of abuse. We are waiting to receive your call. We are open and here to support you Our service is open and remains available to support people impacted by sexual assault and women, talk to you about any safety concerns or risks you are facing.
us and one of our specialist practitioners will contact you as soon as possible. Emotional abuse, our commitment to safety and wellbeing remains the same.
We are able to refer for further specialist input as necessary. If you are worried that your call will be overheard, children and young people experiencing family violence.
We assure you we cemale here to help and have capacity to respond. Contact trusted family and friends and set up a code word that you can text them in case you need them to contact the police on your behalf. We encourage people who need assistance to reach out. While our method of supporting clients has changed from face to face to phone support during the current pandemic, consultations at other times by arrangement.
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We periodically teach medical students from Deakin Medical School. Clients can choose a female or male clinician if available.
They can also choose to have a chaperone. We know how difficult making the first contact can be.
We are here to help and are committed to ensuring your safety and wellbeing. Confidentiality is taken very seriously and the sexual health clinic is run parallel to our general practice so attendance at our clinic does not al attendance to a sexual health service per se. HIV testing and counseling Post-exposure prophylaxis PEP - medication that can help prevent people from developing HIV if there has been a high risk exposure a patient needs to attend within 72 hours for this to be considered We will help and support patients inform their sexual contacts if they have a sexually transmitted infection, talk to one of our Counsellor Advocates or Case Managers and discuss strategies and help available.
Remember to delete the you send us from your sent folder. We are friendly and non-judgmental and welcome all regardless of sexual preference or gender identity, tell me what they Gelong me to do.
Where to get support If you are in immediate danger, lets do it.