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What is Gatehouse?
Gatehouse is a department of the Royal Children’s Hospital.
It is a Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) that provides assessment, treatment and advocacy services for:
Why would a child or young person come to Gatehouse?
A child or young person may have told someone (you, a teacher, a friend, another relative, etc...) about an experience of sexual abuse
If this is the case, a child or young person may come to Gatehouse for an assessment of current concerns. Some children and young people go on to need treatment to assist and develop helpful ways of coping with the impacts of the abuse or concerning behaviours.
Gatehouse also provides training and consulation services for professionals and other agencies.