We are a statewide, independent not-for-profit organisation in South Australia that has been providing support to people affected by crime and family/domestic abuse since 1979. Our specialist teams provide practical and therapeutic support to help people to cope and recover from the effects of crime.
Our services are free and available to any adult in South Australia, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.
With almost 40 years' experience, we know the impact crime has on people's lives and what it takes to help them get their lives back on track. We're proud to service victims and witnesses in South Australia by campaigning for their rights and helping to improve their experiences of the criminal justice system.
We offer people who have been affected by crime:
To provide integrated safety, counselling and justice support services to people impacted by crime and abuse in South Australia.
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The demanding nature of our work requires a collaborative approach where we respect the unique skills and insights that everyone brings to the challenges we face.
We recognise the impact of trauma and support our clients through safe, integrated and accessible services throughout their journey towards recovery and justice.
We work alongside victims of crime to effect positive change at an individual and systemic level.
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Port Lincoln (Lower Eyre), Whyalla (Upper Eyre), Port Augusta (Far North), Port Pirie (Yorke & Mid North), Berri (Riverland), Murray Bridge (Murraylands), Mount Gambier (Limestone Coast)