If you, or another person (adult or child) are in immediate danger call 000.Police 131 444
1800 RESPECT – 1800 737 732
The national sexual assault, domestic and family violence information and support line, 24 hours.
If you need translation or interpreting services call:
Translating and Interpreting Service National on 13 14 50and ask them to contact 1800 RESPECT. For callers who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment call National Relay Service and ask them to contact 1800RESPECT
Lifeline – 13 11 14 Crisis support and suicide prevention, 24 hours.
Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800 Kids Helpline listen to kids, teens and young adults for any reason, 24 hours.
Bravehearts – 1800 272 831 Provides specialist therapeutic services and support to children and young people, adults and non-offending family members affected by child sexual assault.
Blue Knot Foundation (formerly Adults Surviving Child Abuse) – 1300 657 380 Provides professional phone counselling, information and support for adult survivors of child abuse with referral database of experienced professionals and agencies, 9am-5pm EST, 7 days.
Better To Know AMS – Local Aboriginal medical and other heath service details Relationships Australia – Online counselling with a professional counsellor using a confidential, text-based chat message service.
Relationships Australia – Online counselling with a professional counsellor using a confidential, text-based chat message service.
New South Wales
Domestic Violence Line – 1800 65 64 63 Domestic and family violence information, support and referrals, 24 hours.
NSW Rape Crisis Centre – 1800 424 017 Telephone and online crisis counselling for anyone who has experienced, or is at risk of, sexual, family or domestic violence, 24 hours.
Child Protection Helpline – 132 111 (TTY 1800 212 936) To report suspected child abuse or neglect, 24 hours.
Legal Aid NSW – 1300 888 529 Specialist domestic violence legal aid for south-west Sydney and the Central Coast regions.
Western NSW Community Legal Centre – 1800 655 927 Specialist domestic violence legal aid for the Dubbo region.
Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre – 03 9322 3555 or 1800 015 188For confidential support and information please call the safe steps 24/7 family violence response line 1800 015 188
Sexual Assault Crisis Line – 1800 806 292After-hours, telephone crisis counselling service for victim/survivors of both past and recent sexual assault. SACL operates between 5pm weeknights through to 9am the next day and throughout weekends and public holidays.
Child Protection Crisis Line – 131 278For concerns about the immediate safety of a child within their family unit, 24 hours.
Eastern Community Legal Centre Box Hill – (03) 9285 4822Boronia – (03) 9762 6235Healesville – Metro: (03) 5962 1665, Regional: 1300 79 70 88Free family violence legal advice.
Women’s Legal Service Victoria Metro: 03 8622 0600, Regional: 1800 133 302Free domestic and family violence legal assistance, with helpful online information.
Inner Melbourne Community Legal Drop in service – 03 9328 1885 Domestic and family violence legal assistance for the Melbourne City District, Docklands West Melbourne, North Melbourne, Carlton, Parkville areas.
Better Place Australia Better Place Australia 1800 639 523 or firstname.lastname@example.orgCounselling, dispute resolution and mediation services, Moorabbin
DVConnect Women’s Line – 1800 811 811Free crisis counselling and support for women experiencing domestic and family violence, 24 hours.
DVConnect Men’s Line – 1800 600 636Specialist assistance for men who would like to address their own use of violence and men who have been victims of violence in their own relationships, 24 hours.
Queensland State Wide Sexual Assault Helpline – 1800 010 120 (TTY 1800 003 98)Provides a sensitive listening ear and provide supportive counselling and non-judgemental advice for all Queenslanders, 7.30am to midnight, 7 days a week.
Child Safety Services – 1800 177 135 or (07) 3235 9999To report a child in Queensland who is experiencing harm, or is at risk of experiencing harm, 24 hours.
Women’s Legal Service Queensland – 1800 957 957 statewide, or 1800 457 117 for rural, regional and remoteFree domestic violence legal aid assistance for women in Queensland.
North Queensland Women’s Legal Service – 1800 244 504 Monday-Thursday 9.00am-1.00pmFree domestic violence legal aid assistance for women in north Queensland – covering Sarina to the Torres Strait, and west out to the Northern Territory border.