Sex Worker Outreach Program (SWOP NT)
SWOP NT – Landline Direct
SWOP NT is a peer based health promotion service that engages sex workers and works with other sex industry stakeholders within the Northern Territory to work safely with competence in knowledge of the industries legal and Work Place Health & Safety requirements. The SWOP project is located within (NTAHC) Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council, Darwin, as a NTAHC program and is funded for 30.4 hrs week to deliver peer services across the Territory.
SWOP advocates to reduce stigma and discrimination against sex workers via information sessions to health and legal sectors to ensure access, equity to services for sex workers. SWOPs’ peer led health promotion via outreach and broader programming aims to improve sex workers lives by holistic addressing issues that includes human rights.
SWOPs program delivers outreach, safer sex supplies, resources, training, advocacy, referral and support.
SWOP ensures that sex workers who work legally / illegally are equipped with knowledge to access;
SWOP NT with sex workers and other key stakeholders enables workers to work as safely as possible under current legislation. NT sex workers are challenged by mandatory lifelong police registration if working at a registered escort agency. Private sex workers must work alone out of hotels. Sex workers who are not registered with an agency who work with another privately in a hotel room or other accommodation and or as street workers are criminalized.
Safer sex products as part of NTAHC’s SWOP shop are at reasonable prices sold in bulk in both Darwin city and Alice Springs NTAHC offices.
SWOP NT is a member of Scarlet Alliance Sex Workers Association,
NTAHC SWOP Shop Locations
46 Woods St, Darwin.
Phone: (08) 8944 7777
Fax: (08) 8944 7700
Open: Monday to Friday: 10am -6pm
14 Railway Tce, Alice Springs.
Phone: (08) 8953 3172
Fax: (08) 8953 2925
Open: Monday to Friday: 9am– 5pm
SWOP Shops are closed on Public Holidays.
46 Woods Street DARWIN NT 0800
PO BOX 2826 DARWIN NT 0801
T: 08 8944 7777
Fx: 08 8944 7700
14 Railway Terrace ALICE SPRINGS NT 0870
PO Box 2461 ALICE SPRINGS NT 0871
T : 08 8953 3172
Fx: 08 8953 2925
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Palmerston (NSP only)
Palmerston Health Precinct. Cnr Temple Terrace & Roystonea Ave, Palmerston.
T: (08) 8931 3676
F: (08) 8931 4070
Open: Monday to Friday: 9-30am to 5-30pm CLOSED 1pm to 1:30pm for lunch.
NTAHC's ABN is : 58 945 364 262
NTAHC's ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission) number is: 58945364262
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