University of Canberra
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University of Canberra services
UC Security: If you need assistance whilst on campus please contact UC Security on (02) 6201 2222. Security staff will liaise with police, ambulance and/or UC support services as necessary. Security also provides a chaperone service to escort students and staff around campus after hours.
Director of Student Administration: If you have been sexually assaulted, please contact the UC Director of Student Administration for support, advice, and referral (02) 6201 2284.
UC Medical & Counselling: the UC Medical & Counselling Centre provides medical and health advice and assistance and a free counselling service for students - call 6201 2351.
Welfare Service: the Welfare Officer can help guide you through any personal, financial or study issues through support, advice and referral to other internal and external agencies - call (02) 6201 8841.
Multi-Faith Centre (MFC): The MFC Chaplaincy team offers pastoral care services to all staff and students. Pastoral care is provided in a safe and confidential environment.
UC Students' Representative Council (UCSRC) Women's Officer: contact the Women's Officer for confidential and impartial advice on problems you may be facing
Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC)
The Canberra Rape Crisis Centre is a non-government, feminist organisation working to eliminate sexual violence against women, young people, children and men.
- 6247 2525
Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)
The Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault offers counselling and support to men over the age of 16, and their supporters, in the ACT and surrounding regions.
- (02) 6247 2525
The National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service
1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732); or
- www.1800respect.org.au (To speak to a counsellor online)
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
- 13 11 14
WESNET is a national women’s peak advocacy body which works on behalf of women and children who are experiencing or have experienced domestic or family violence.