Our vision is for a community free from family violence and sexual assault, and a society underpinned by the principles of gender equality, social justice and human rights.
Our service provides 24 hour immediate crisis care and support for anyone who has experienced a recent sexual assault.Find out more »
We provide free and confidential trauma-informed counselling in the Barwon and Wimmera regions.Find out more »
Free and confidential case management support to women and children experiencing family violence across the Barwon region.Find out more »
Training & Education
We run a range of training sessions to support the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence.Find out more »
We strive to deliver prevention programs that have significant reach and influences within our communities.Find out more »
The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre
We are a community based, not-for-profit service offering a range of free and confidential trauma-informed sexual assault and family violence services across the Barwon, Wimmera and Western Melbourne areas of Victoria. The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre was established following the 2016 merger between Barwon Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) and Minerva Community Services (Minerva).
Cases recorded counselling support for in 2016/17
People attended professional training
Referrals provided for family violence case management support in 2016/17
Donations & Fundraising
We rely on the generosity of donors to be able to offer further comfort and support to adults and children who access our services. All donations over $2 are tax deductible and used for direct service.Donate Now »