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I am a Sex Worker

If you are experiencing an emergency situation or have been attacked by a client, your boyfriend or manager, call 000 immediately. If you have information about a victim of human trafficking, call the Australian Federal Police on 131 AFP (131 237).

We’re here to help you - whoever you are, whatever you do, and wherever you 'work' in the sex industry. We understand!

We help those who sell or have sold sexual services in brothels, on the street, in massage parlours, online, or independently. We assist predominantly women who have worked as strippers or ‘exotic dancers’.

We can help by:

  • Speaking to you via phone, email, or in-person (if located in Victoria).
  • Listening to your story
  • Assessing your needs
  • Providing emotional support in the form of mentoring/coaching
  • Helping you come up with a plan for what you want to achieve
  • Maintaining regular phone and/or email contact
  • Referring you to specialist organisations, including legal advice, housing, financial management, work readiness programs, social groups, and English-language classes

We base our work on the experience of our founder and sex trade survivor, Geneviève Gilbert. Our work is influenced by the principles of sacrificial love, radical feminist theory, and academic research into the effects of the commodification of human bodies. At Pink Cross Australia, we believe that every human has tremendous value inside and outside.


Phone: 0455 564 840 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you are located in Melbourne, you can call our crisis service on 0455 564 840 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can come to you in two hours if you are located within a 40km radius of Dandenong.

Email: info[@] You can download and complete this form and attach it to your email. 

If you found this information useful, please consider making a donation. We are an independently-funded, volunteer-based, not-for-profit organisation. If your group or organisation has resources that you would like to see listed here, please email the details to info[@]