We Assist Victims of
institutional Abuse

If you’ve suffered physical, emotional or sexual abuse, call us.

We support victims
as they seek justice

Providing guidance and care through the legal process.

We help victims
rebuild their lives

We hear you, believe you, and we provide expert help.

We understand;
we’ve been in your shoes

Our people have experienced abuse, and want to help.

We support victims as they seek justice

Providing guidance and care through the legal process.

A perpetrator’s greatest gift is a victim’s silence.

Your voice will make difference.

We’ll provide total support as you seek the apology, justice, and reparation that’s rightfully yours.

  • Children’s homes
  • Foster Care
  • Department of Child Safety (DOCS/FACS)
  • Community, culture, arts & hobby groups
  • Correctional Centres
  • Out-of-home care
  • Disability institutions
  • Family group homes
  • Historical residential institutions
  • Police Care & Watchhouse
  • Hostels and emergency accommodation
  • Immigration detention
  • Industrial schools
  • Mental hospitals
  • Military or cadets
  • Missions, reserves & related residential institutions
  • Orphanages
  • Psychiatric facilities
  • Reformatories
  • Religious institutions
  • Schools
  • Sport & recreation groups
  • Scouts & Girl Guides
  • Training homes
  • Training schools
  • Youth detention

We’ll help you see there’s no shame or stigma in
reporting your experience of abuse.

If you’ve suffered sexual, emotion, psychological or physical abuse at the hands of institutions, talk to us.

We know how to help – we’ve been where you are.

If the abuse you’ve suffered has left you with debilitating psychological or physical injuries, we’ll help you get assistance from professionals who can help you achieve natural justice, receive compensation, and help get your life back on track.

We act on behalf of abuse survivors, and work with some of Australia’s most established law firms.

We can connect you with associated law firms that are most suited to your individual circumstances.

Our expert consultants ensure your voice is heard and your story is told – and that you are treated with dignity and respect throughout the process.

We offer a holistic support and advocacy service.

We know taking action is frightening, and we promise to be there with you, supporting you during meetings with lawyers and other service providers, who we know can help turn your life around.

We know, because some of our people have also been victims of institutional abuse.

Our services are tailored to the individual needs of institutional abuse survivors and victims of personal injuries. And all of your interactions with us are treated in the strictest of confidence.

‘The Voice’ is here to help you.

Established in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Helped over 6,500 victims since establishment in 2017

Provides support services through expert consultants

Works in association with select legal firms

Provides investigative services for clients and legal firms

Works with a wide network of specialist support services

Offers ongoing pastoral support

We speak the language of our clients in a way that most people and organisations simply cannot. This is only possible because of our ‘grass roots’ culture, and the knowledge that comes from our own lived experiences.

Our Founder

“Often victims carry a backpack of guilt, shame, anger and confusion. Going through the legal process allows them to hand that backpack back to the perpetrators and in turn, often live a more fulfilled life.”

Russell Manser

Russell Manser

Founder and Director

Our founder, Russell Manser, was a victim of institutional sexual abuse when in jail. He’s made it his life’s work to support survivors through the process of healing and reparation.

Contact Us Today

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    Head Office:
    The Voice Of A Survivor Pty. Ltd.
    ABN 25631544744
    PO Box 6886,
    Coffs Harbour Plaza, NSW, 2450

    Hotline: 1300 863 509
    Local Contact

    Sydney Office: 02 8319 4807

    Melbourne Office: 03 9021 2041

    Perth Office: 08 6245 2111

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