Sexual Assault Support

Laurel House is a community based organisation that provides therapeutic services and support for women, men and children who have been affected by either historic or current sexual abuse or assault. Laurel House is a free service to victim/survivors and their families, friends and support people.

Services offered:

  • ¬†Free counselling for recent and historical sexual assault
  • 24-hour crisis support for sexual assault and/or rape
  • Also if you are experiencing emotional or psychological complications from an historical assault
  • Support of a Forensic Medical Examination
  • Coordination and support through the police process
  • Court support
  • Advocacy and referral
  • Community education to schools and community organisations
  • Supervision, support and information for professionals

Laurel House is not funded to provide service to perpetrators/offenders of any form of violence. The Department of Premier and Cabinet funds Laurel House.

Who this service is for

Victim/survivors of sexual abuse or assault and their families, friends and support people.


Laurel House is a free service.

How this service is delivered

  • Call or visit us online

    Northern Tasmania:
    Launceston (03) 6334 2740

    North West Tasmania:
    Burnie (03) 6431 9711
    Devonport (03) 6424 9565

    After Hours Crisis Support State-wide:
    1800 MYSUPPORT (1800 697 877)

Updated: 12/09/2023

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