Support

Support is available if you have experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment.

Support at Western

Professional counselling support is free for all students and staff of Western Sydney University on a range of issues including sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Students

Staff

Western's First Responder Network (opens in a new window)

Support in the community

Western's Respect. Now. Always. campaign recommends these free, professional services that provide support for anyone who has experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment.

NSW Health Sexual Assault Services (opens in a new window)

  • Penrith Sexual Assault Service (Springfield Cottage) (02) 4734 2512 (bh); (02) 4734 2000 (ah)
  • Macarthur/Bowral Sexual Assault Service (02) 4633 4100 (bh); (02) 9828 3000 (ah)
  • Liverpool/Fairfield Sexual Assault Service (02) 9828 4844 (bh); (02) 9828 3000 (ah)
  • Lithgow Sexual Assault Service (02) 4734 2512 (bh); (02) 4734 2000 (ah)
  • The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (children and young people under 18 years of age) (02) 9845 2434 (bh) (02) 9845 0000 (ah)
  • Blacktown/Mt Druitt Sexual Assault Service  (02) 9881 8700 (bh); (02) 9845 5555 (Adult) (ah); (02) 9845 0000 (Children) (ah)
  • Bankstown Sexual Assault Service (02) 9828 4844 (business hours); (02) 9828 3000 (after hours)

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LGBTIQA+

Men

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Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders