SNAP Australia Chapter contacts

SNAP Australia Chapter contacts

Contact: Donald McLeish
Phone: Australia 0411565691
Email:  [email protected]


Steven Spaner, SNAP Australia Coordinator, [email protected] (+1 314-994-3534 )

Contact: Melanie Sakoda, SNAP Survivor Support Director
Phone: 925-708-6175
Email: [email protected]

Melanie is located in the San Francisco Bay Area

Contact: Shaun Dougherty, SNAP Interim Executive Director
Phone: 814-341-8386
Email: [email protected]

Shaun is located in Western Pennsylvania

Meeting Information:

Face to face Support Meetings are not yet in place.

Please contact us if you are seeking peer support in any cities or regional areas across Australia.  In due course, support meeting dates, times, and venues will be published.

For SNAP peer-support in Victoria contact Don McLeish, ph. 0411565691 [email protected]

For SNAP peer-support for transgender victims and survivors: contact provided in due course.

For support for victims and survivors in the Aboriginal community contact Don McLeish, ph. 0411565691 [email protected]  

For other support for victims of sexual violence across Australia contact:

    1. Beyond Blue 1300224636
    2. Lifeline Australia 131114
    3. E-Couch
    4. Suicide Call Back Service
    5. Blue Knot Foundation
    6. Suicide Line Victoria 1300651251
    7. Police All States and Territories Call 131444 Emergency 000
    8. Police QLD. Child Protection and Investigation Units 131444
    9. National Redress Scheme
  • There is only dignity in being a survivor of sexual abuse.
  • Come forward reach out for help, start the healing, we are with you

"When there is abuse by itself it’s scary enough. When there is abuse within a religious setting it is so terrifying to people." ― Valerie Sinason

“When there is abuse allied with a ‘power imbalance’ abuse is compounded”.

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