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Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)

Phone: 1800 199 888 or 6458 1828

Categories: 24hr Emergency Contacts, Child and Youth Services, Emergency and Crisis Care Numbers, General Contacts,

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) is the emergency sexual assault (rape crisis) service for Perth, Western Australia.

SARC is located in Perth, Western Australia, and provides high-quality care for females and males, 13 years and over, who have been affected by sexual assault (also called rape) or sexual abuse. SARC provides a 24-hour emergency sexual assault (rape crisis) service in metropolitan Perth. This involves medical care, a forensic examination and counselling support to people who have been sexually assaulted (or raped) within the previous 14 days.

SARC also provides counselling in centres across the Perth metropolitan area to people who have experienced sexual assault (rape) and sexual abuse in the past. SARC is a free confidential service. It is NOT part of the police, however SARC will support a person’s decision to involve the police.

SARC is located on the King Edward Memorial Hospital site in a building which is separate from the hospital and which has been designed to maintain a sense of confidentiality and to provide a non-hospital environment.

Emergency Telephone Counselling (8:30am to 11:00pm daily) – 6458 1828