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We have put together a list of useful services for you to contact if you are facing forced marriage, in a forced marriage, worried about a friend, or assisting a client. You can browse services by category and location within Australia. If you are a service provider and would like your organisation to be included in the listings, please contact us.

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ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans)

Delivers support for trafficked people, runs community education programs and provides awareness-raising materials

Delivers support for trafficked people, runs community education programs and provides awareness-raising materials.
  • Provides companionship volunteers to share the journey of trafficked persons as they rebuild their lives
  • Provides interactive awareness-raising and education presentations for schools, community groups and other service providers
  • Many of ACRATH’s volunteers and staff are qualified teachers and are thus highly experienced in working with education sector staff and students to share information, knowledge and experiences
  • Presentations and workshops provided
  • Online resources available on the ACRATH website
Contact us between 9.00 – 5.00, M, T, Th, F (Message service operates M-F)
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ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans)

Delivers support for trafficked people, and works for systemic change by engaging with politicians, government authorities and other service providers

Delivers support for trafficked people, and works for systemic change by engaging with politicians, government authorities and other service providers.
  • Advocates - with government, non-government organisations and politicians - to help make systemic change in the ongoing process to eradicate trafficking in humans, forced labour and forced marriage; works with these stakeholders to redress disadvantage in persons trafficked and those in forced labour situations and those forced into marriage
  • Collaborates with a range of community-based groups and education sector organisations to conduct research into forced marriage and the best ways to raise awareness and educate others
  • Collaborates with a range of community groups, others agencies and government organisations to explore needs in relation to support for trafficked persons and those in forced labour
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Anti-Slavery Australia

Provides interactive presentations and workshops for schools, community groups and agencies

Anti-Slavery Australia is the only specialist legal, research and policy centre in Australia dedicated to the prevention of slavery, human trafficking, extreme labour exploitation and forced marriage. They provide access to free, private legal advice, representation and referrals to people facing forced marriage. Anti-Slavery Australia offers online and face-to-face training to front line professionals and community groups.
  • Provides interactive presentations and workshops for schools, community groups and agencies
  • Online and print resources available in several community languages
  • An online e-learning platform
  • ASA Youth Advocates can present seminars and distribute educational resources
  • Call 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
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Anti-Slavery Australia

Can provide legal advice or representation for people in or at risk of a forced marriage

Anti-Slavery Australia is the only specialist legal, research and policy centre in Australia dedicated to the prevention of slavery, human trafficking, extreme labour exploitation and forced marriage. They provide access to free, private legal advice, representation and referrals to people facing forced marriage. Anti-Slavery Australia offers online and face-to-face training to front line professionals and community groups.
  • Can provide legal advice or representation for people in or at risk of a forced marriage
  • Can assist clients with related immigration problems such as obtaining a visa
  • May also offer nation-wide referrals to legal services on your behalf
  • Legal advice is confidential and free
  • Call 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
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Anti-Slavery Australia

Collaborates with a range of community-based groups to conduct research into forced marriage

Anti-Slavery Australia is the only specialist legal, research and policy centre in Australia dedicated to the prevention of slavery, human trafficking, extreme labour exploitation and forced marriage. They provide access to free, private legal advice, representation and referrals to people facing forced marriage. Anti-Slavery Australia offers online and face-to-face training to front line professionals and community groups.
  • Collaborates with a range of community-based groups to conduct research into forced marriage
  • Current research is focused on trends in human trafficking and slavery, key issues for government and services for victims
  • Research available to the public on ASA website
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Auburn Diversity Services

Auburn Diversity Services is a community based, non-profit organisation that promotes the principles of multiculturalism, access, equity and social justice.

Auburn Diversity Services is a community based, non-profit organisation that promotes the principles of multiculturalism, access, equity and social justice.
  • Offers settlement services and other specialist supports
  • For newly arrived migrants and refugees
  • Call 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday
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