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STTARS is the Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service.

It is a non-government, not for profit organisation with no political or religious affiliations.

STTARS has been providing services to torture and trauma survivors in SA since 1991.

STTARS assists people from a refugee and migrant background who have experienced torture or been traumatised as a result of persecution, violence, war or unlawful imprisonment prior to arrival in Australia.


  • The refugee experience and its impact on resettlement
  • The psychological and physical effects of torture
  • Working with survivors of torture and trauma
  • The impact of trauma on the development of children
  • Indicators of trauma in children
We are able to adapt and develop programs to suit the specific needs of your organisation.

If you are interested in learning more contact us on 8206 8900.

STTARS provides Interpreters

If you need an interpreter contact us or call 131 450 for a telephone interpreter.

STTARS is Confidential

This means that we will not pass on information about you to anyone outside STTARS unless you agree.

STTARS is FREE

This means that it will not cost you any money to use our service.

Please Contact Us for more information .


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