Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care

Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care are (FAMSAC) is located at the Canberra Sexual Health Centre located at Canberra Hospital.

Phone (02) 6244 2185 or call the Canberra Hospital switchboard on (02) 6244 2222.

Services

A doctor and a nurse are on call 365 days a year, 24 hours a day for cases of recent sexual assault and you may have the choice of a male or female doctor.

We provide forensic examination and medical care following sexual assault and referrals for sexual assault counselling.

This service is available for free and information and treatment is strictly confidential.

Fact Sheets

Sexual Assault Happens

Emergency Contraception

Pregnancy Concerns after Sexual Assault

Support Services

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre - (02) 6247 2525 Crisis line - 7am-11pm
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Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)

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Australian Federal Police Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Team - SACAT - Phone 131 444

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1800RESPECT - National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7 - 1800 7377 328

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Domestic Violence Crisis Service - (02) 6280 0900 - 24 Hour Support Service

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Victim Support ACT

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Health Care Services

The Junction Youth Health Service - (02) 6232 2423

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Women's Health Service - (02) 6205 1078

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Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT Health care & unplanned pregnancy counselling - (02) 6247 3077

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Mare Stopes International Termination of pregnancy - 1300 003 707 or (02) 6247 8323

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Gynaecology Centres Australia (GCA) - Termination of pregnancy - 02 6299 5559

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