Sexual assault support services

Yarrow Place - Rape and Sexual Assault Service

Yarrow Place is an inclusive service providing a variety of support for people who have experienced a rape or sexual assault at the age of 16 or above. 

These services include: 

  • 24 hour crisis response service for recent rape or sexual assault (this can include medical care, forensic medical examiniations, counselling and advocacy)
  • follow-up medical care
  • ongoing counselling for recent and past assaults
  • support for partners, families and friends
  • Group Work Programs for survivors. 

For your peope under the age of 16 who have experienced sexual assault, see Services for children and young people.

Phone: 8226 8777 or 8226 8787 (outside of business hours)

Country callers can call 1800 817 421 anytime. 

1800Respect - National Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Counselling Service

A national counselling helpline that offers information and support to anyone whose life has been impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence. 

The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Phone: 1800 737 732. 

Shine SA Sexual Healthline

A confidential service where you can talk to someone about your sexual health. 

The service is available Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.30pm. 

Phone: 1300 883 793

Country callers can call 1800 188 171. 

They also provide clinical and counselling services. To make an appointment phone 8300 5300. 

Pregnancy Advisory Centre

Provides women in South Australia with information about pregnancy and a safe abortion service. 

Counsellors are trained social workers and abortions are provided by qualified, non-judgemental medical staff. 

Counselling and abortion services are free, provided at no cost to clients. Contraception is provided at a low cost for women accessing an abortion. 

The Centre is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. 

Phone: 8243 3999 or 1800 672 966

Adelaide Sexual Health Centre

Offers a walk-in, free and confidential testing service, including diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. You don't need an appointment. 

Phone: 7117 2800

Uniting Communities sexual abuse or sexual assault counselling

This program provides counselling to children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse or sexual assault, and adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. 

Phone: 1800 615 677