TOLL FREE LINE: 0800THEEIGHT

HOW DOES THIS WORK?

  • You can receive phone counselling from any part of the country by simply calling the foundation’s toll free line.
  • You can also visit our Rape Crisis Centre any time between 9.00am and 5pm for a one on one counselling session.

BENEFITS OF SPEAKING WITH A COUNSELLOR

  • Counselling provides a safe, private place where you can deal with your feelings and reactions.
  • A Counsellor is specially trained to understand the unique concerns you have and help you cope with the physical and emotional effects of sexual violence.
  • Exploring your thoughts with a professional, non-judgmental person can make you feel less alone and give you the inner strength to process what you’ve been through.
  • A counsellor can help you come to a decision about what to do.
  • A counsellor can also help you deal with the reactions of family members and friends.
  • Keeping quiet won’t take the pains and memories away! Instead these unresolved fears will keep you from moving on and participating fully in relationships.

All services are completely free…

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