Cairns Sexual Assault Service (CSAS) provides a free and confidential service for anyone affected by sexual violence. We provide the following for those seeking support:
CSAS services are free and confidential. We have strict guidelines to ensure your information is private and secure. Any records of your contact with us are kept indefinitely, and you can access your records by request. More information on accessing records, privacy and confidentiality is available by contacting the service, and given in your first session.
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CSAS is an inclusive service supporting all people impacted by sexual violence (recent or historic) regardless of age, gender, sexual preference, ethnicity, religion, personal values or cultural background. Our sister service, True Child & Family Service, supports children and young people who have experienced sexual assault or child sexual abuse or who engage in sexually reactive behaviours.
If you require a support person or have specific communication (translator or sign interpreter), cultural or physical access needs, please let us know so appropriate arrangements can be made in advance.
Cairns Sexual Assault ServiceSolander Building182 Grafton Street, Cairns(Opposite Martin Munro Parklands)
For all appointments, call CSAS on 07 4031 3590 or email [email protected]
For 24 hour National Sexual Assault Helpline, call 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732.
Sexual violence is a term used to describe a range of violating and unwanted behaviours of a sexual nature directed towards a person.
Sexual violence includes:
A sexual act may be considered sexual violence if:
CSAS Fact Sheet
Sexual Assault Fact Sheet