Child Protection Counselling and Child Sexual Assault service for children and young people and their families or carers where physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect have been substantiated by Community Services or the Joint Investigation Response Team (JIRT). Service includes JIRT Senior Health Clinician, co-located with the Police and Community Services teams, the Out of Home Care Assessment Coordinator, the Child Protection Educator and the Child Wellbeing Coordinator. Service also provides consultation and advice in relation to assessing risk of harm and exchange of information to NSLHD Health workers.



Service only accepts counselling referrals from the statutory Child Protection agencies or the Court system. Children and young people 0-18 years are eligible for the Child Protection Counselling service and 0-16 years for the Child Sexual Assault Service. Crisis sexual assault response and family support is offered to young people and non-offending care givers prior to substantiation.


Contact the Northern Sydney Child Protection Services Duty Worker on 02 9462 9266.

Urgent cases

Contact the Northern Sydney Child Protection Services  Duty Worker 02 9462 9266 (business hours) for urgent child sexual assault referrals and for details of After Hours service.

Quick Links

NSW Government - Keep them Safe - Online Mandatory Reporter Guide 

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Northern Sydney Child Protection Services, RNS Community Health Centre,

Level 2, 2C Herbert Street,

St. Leonards, NSW 2065

Finding Us: The RNS Community Health Centre is located 200 metres from St. Leonards Train Station. 

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8.30am - 5.00pm

Monday - Friday

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02 9462 9266