SACID provides free and confidential support to people with intellectual disability to engage with the National Redress Scheme.

Redress Support Service

SACID’s Redress Support Services can help you before, during and after you apply to the National Redress Scheme.

The National Redress Scheme is a way to support people who experienced child sexual abuse:

  • by an institution
  • while an institution was supposed to be looking after them.

SACID’s Redress Support Service ensures that people with intellectual disability are able to access and understand information about the scheme. Our service supports people with intellectual disability through the application process, links them to necessary supports and services, and connects them with opportunities to build their resilience. 

For more information visit these links to the National Redress Scheme website:

Mel Laynie and Libby from the SACID Redress team smiling and waving.
Mel, Libby and Laynie from the SACID Redress Team.

Would you like support with a National Redress Scheme application?

Please fill out the referral form below and send it to:

Free mental health services

If you are not feeling great and need someone to talk to, there are free mental health services you can call.

National Sexual Abuse and Redress Support Service.

Phone: 1800 211 028


Mental health support and advice.

Phone: 1300 224 636


Crisis support and suicide prevention.

Phone: 13 11 14

Text: 0477 12 11 14


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis support.

Phone: 13 92 76


Support for men.

Phone: 1300 78 99 78


Support to people at risk of suicide or concerned about someone at risk of suicide.

Phone: 1300 659 467


Domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service.

Phone: 1800 737 732


If you or someone you know is in danger, call 000 for Police or Ambulance.

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