Support for survivors

Peer Support Phone Line

We offer a specialist telephone support service providing the opportunity for male survivors to talk with a peer.

National Redress Scheme

SAMSN offers free, confidential, face to face and telephone support to eligible male survivors.

Eight-Week Support Groups

Eight-week facilitated support groups for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Planned Support

Planned Support is based on the needs identified by male survivors and draws from the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Monthly Drop-In Meetings

Following the eight-week groups, men may continue to access support at monthly drop-in meetings.


Survivors can access between 6–10 sessions of free counselling with a specialist trauma-informed counsellor.

FAQs for survivors

Answers to some questions we are frequently asked by survivors.