Yarrow Place is a culturally safe place where Aboriginal families can come to discuss sensitive issues about rape and sexual assault.
we acknowledge Aboriginal history and it’s contexts that have contributed to the social and emotional aspects of generational trauma
we understand the importance of breaking the silence of rape and sexual assault, by working in partnership with other service providers to support families and communities
we welcome you to come and share your stories without the overwhelming feeling of guilt and shame
we understand the importance of making Aboriginal communities a safer place for the next generations to come
we understand the importance of treating people with integrity, dignity and respect.
Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service is a unique place that provides quiet talking time, caring support and medical care to persons over the age of 16 who are victims of rape or sexual violence.
At Yarrow Place:
All rape and sexual assault services are free.
You will be listened to, believed and not judged.
You will be given information in relation to medical, legal and counselling options, in a way that you will understand.
It is entirely your decision, your choice, if you do not want the Police involved.
You have the right to a service where you may spiritually heal.
We respect your choices and rights in making your final decision.
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