24 hour help-line Counselling and support Training

SASS is a free and confidential support service for southern Tasmanian people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. We also provide Redress Scheme Support Services across Tasmania.

Our vision is to achieve a community free of sexual trauma.

We provide information and support to professionals, and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

General Manager - Counselling Services

We have an exciting opportunity to join the SASS leadership team in a newly created position as General Manager – Counselling Services. The role will lead our counselling and crisis support teams and will work closely with the CEO to ensure achievement of the SASS strategic plan and operational objectives. 

Research looking at scale and nature of sexual violence and barriers to seeking assistance – report findings and actions

Following a research project by TILES, the SASS Board has received and endorsed Sexual violence in Southern Tasmania: research report for Sexual Assault Support Service, July 2022.

Ticketed training workshops

Our next round of ticketed training workshops has just been released, with all workshops now open for bookings. Sexual Trauma First Aid EXPANDED, is a new workshop that includes all the content of the original Sexual Trauma First Aid, plus additional information. We are also offering our online workshop, Teaching Kids Consent - this is a must for parents or guardians, and still at the introductory pricing of $15 per person. All our ticketed training is open to members of the public, and is tailored to general audiences. Bookings are essential.