Sexual Assault Crisis Line

SACL is a proactive leader in supporting, advocating and providing a crisis response for people who have experienced sexual violence. We are passionate about and committed to working towards the prevention of violence in all its forms.

1800 806 292*

Free call* Victoria, Australia

The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL)  is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.

SACL is the central after hours coordination centre for all recent sexual assaults and provides immediate crisis responses throughout Victoria.

SACL operates between 5pm weeknights through to 9am the next day and throughout weekends and public holidays.

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What does SACL provide?

  • Afterhours telephone crisis counselling support, information, advocacy and referral to anyone living in Victoria who has experienced any form of sexual assault at any point in their lives.
  • Co-ordination of a crisis care response to recent victim/survivors of sexual assault within the last 2 weeks throughout Victoria. This involves an immediate face to face response with a Counsellor/Advocate from CASA.
  • Support and information to non-offending family and friends.
  • Information on legal and medical rights/options
  • Advocacy with service providers and secondary consultation to professionals
  • Information and referral for people who have experienced family violence


Media release: Demand on Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASAs) services 

SACL acknowledges and pays respect to the Kulin nations, the traditional owners of the land on which SACL sits today. We pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders, past, present and future.

The Royal Women's Hospital apology to the Stolen Generations

CASA Forum annual report 2017-2018