Information and support

1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732

24 hour support to people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Anyone regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation can use this free, confidential telephone and online counselling service.                                                                                                                   

Crisis care

9223 1111

After hours information and support to adults and children in crisis and referral to homeless refuges and women’s shelters.

Lifeline

13 11 14

24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention service to anyone experiencing a personal crisis.

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

1800 007 339

24 hour helpline that provides counselling, information and advice, referral to local advocacy and support services and liaison with police if necessary and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence.

Kids Helpline

1800 551 800

24 hour telephone and online counselling service for children and young people aged five to 25 years.

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline

1800 000 599

24 hour helpline that provides counselling, information and referral to support services for men who have experienced family and domestic violence or who are concerned about their violent or abusive behaviour.

MensLine

1300 789 978

Telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns.

For a comprehensive list of State and national helplines, please visit the State Government’s Family and Domestic Violence Help and Advice page.