UMCASA provides free and confidential counselling for people affected by sexual assault, whether past or recent. We provide services to victim/survivors of sexual assault and their non-offending family members and friends. We provide services to male and female adults, young people, children and their parents or caregivers.

UMCASA provides services for people living in the eastern Hume region of Victoria. The region includes the following areas: Rutherglen, Wangaratta, Chiltern, Wodonga, Beechworth, Yackandandah, Tallangatta, Upper Murray, Bright, Myrtleford, Oxley and Mansfield. We provide counselling services in Wangaratta, Wodonga and Benalla.

Please ring us to talk with a Counsellor/Advocate and arrange an appointment. UMCASA sexual assault counsellors have relevant professional qualifications, and specific training and experience in sexual assault and/or trauma counselling and advocacy.

Services provided

  • Duty crisis counselling
  • Counselling and Advocacy
  • Information and resources
  • Groups for victim/survivors, family and friends
  • Support for partners, families and friends
  • Outposted service Benalla
  • Outposted service Wodonga
  • Community Education
  • Professional Training
  • Secondary consultation
  • Public advocacy
  • Student placements
  • Research

Contact information

50 Docker Street
PO Box 438
Wangaratta, 3676
Business Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Telephone: 03 57 22 2203
Fax: 03 57 22 2329
24 hour free call: 1800 806 292

After hours

The Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line coordinates after hours crisis care service for victim survivors of sexual assault. UMCASA Counsellor Advocates are able to provide a regional after hours service at North East Health, Wangaratta. To access a regional after hours service following a recent sexual assault or to access telephone counselling after hours please call 1800 806 292.

UMCASA is funded by the Victoria Government through the Department of Human Services.