About Sexual Assault Support Service

Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) is a Hobart-based, free and confidential service in Tasmania for people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. Our services include:

 Overview of SASS services

  • Counselling and support (southern Tasmania)
  • Crisis services (southern Tasmania)
  • Redress Scheme Support Services (state-wide)
  • Therapeutic treatment for children and young people displaying Problem Sexual Behaviour and Sexually Abusive Behaviour (state-wide)
  • Training & educational workshops (state-wide)
  • Policy feedback and consultation about sexual violence and related topics (state-wide)


SASS was established in 1986. Our mission is to help eliminate all forms of sexual violence at local, national, and global levels.


SASS Organisational Values

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