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Western Australia - Organisation

Adults Surviving Child Abuse (1995 - 2016)

10 April 2016
Advocacy Body and Support Service
Alternative Names
  • ASCA (acronym)

Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) was established in 1995 as 'an Australian charity dedicated to the health and wellbeing of adult survivors of all forms of child abuse and neglect.' The organisation provided advocacy services, support, information and referrals to survivors of all forms of child abuse and neglect. It became the Blue Knot Foundation on 11th of April 2016.

Related Events


Newspaper Articles

  • 'Letters to the Editor', The West Australian, 3 August 2009, p. 22. Details
  • Strutt, Jessica, 'Outcry at cut in abuse compo', The West Australian, 29 July 2009, p. 6. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) website,; Email correspondence from Cathy Kezelman, President of Blue Knot Foundation, 'Name change to Blue Knot Foundation, dated 11 April 2016, held in the Find & Connect project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser