Women’s Health NSW
–The peak body and association of NSW Women’s Health Centres
Includes links to the 21 government funded women’s health non-government organizations in NSW.
T: 02 9560 0866
NSW Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service
–The specialist state-wide counselling and support service for women partners of homosexually active men.
T: 02 9560 3011
Freecall: 1800 787 887
NSW Rape Crisis Centre
–State-wide 24 hour telephone and online crisis, support and referral service for women who have experienced sexual violence.
T: 1800 424 017 – 24 hour crisis line
24 Hour Domestic Violence Line
–For women escaping domestic violence wanting help with support and finding accomodation.
T: 1800 656 463
TTY: 1800 671 442
National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service
T: 1800 737 732
–x-rays for breasts (for women over 40 years)
For appointments phone: 13 20 50
Mobile vans are in various community locations during the year and there are fixed Breastscreen units at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Croydon Health Centre. (When you phone for your appointment you’ll be booked into the location that’s most convenient for you.) Click here for more details.
NSW Health Sexual Assault Services are located in hospitals and community centres and provide:
- 24 hour crisis counselling, medical care, forensic tests
- tests for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy
- information about legal options and reporting the assault to police
- help with court prepartion and support
- support groups and support for family members, partners and friends
The NSW Health sexual assault service located closest to Leichardt Women’s is:
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Road, Camperdown
T: 02 9515 9040
Women’s Refuge Resource Centre
–The central contact for the NSW Women’s Refuge Movement network of 57 women’s refuges in NSW providing support and accommodation for women and children escaping domestic violence.
T: 02 9698 9777
Sexually Transmitted Infections
NSW Health information on STIs
Freecall: 1800 893 855 (voice) TTY: 1800 893 855
Fax: 1800 898 333
Counselling and Mediation:
T: 1300 364 277
Leichhardt Women’s has a memorandum of understanding with Relationships Australia for our clients, particularly those currently experiencing disadvantage.
Help with Eating Disorders:
The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders
T: (02) 8587 0200
The Butterfly Foundation
T: 1800 334 673
Sole Parents Union
Non-profit community organisation representing the views and issues of sole parents to Government. Works on behalf of female and male sole parents, shared-care parents and children.
Canterbury City Community Centre
A locally based non-government organization which provides services across the Canterbury, Marrickville and Leichhardt Local Government Areas with the aim of improving the quality of life for people living in its local area and promoting social inclusion and community harmony.
Central Sydney GP Network
The Central Sydney GP Network Ltd (CSGPN) is part of a network of Divisions of General Practice throughout Australia, funded by Department of Health & Ageing to provide support and resources for general practitioners with the aim of achieving health outcomes for the community. Their website includes information on local doctors and other services.
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