Australian Capital Territory Services

Find services and resources that can help in your state or territory.


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Domestic & Family Violence Services

Service

Contact Details

Domestic Violence Crisis Service 

(02) 6280 0900 

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Victim Support ACT 

1800 822 272

(02) 6205 2066

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Sexual Assault Services 

Service

Contact Details

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC)/Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)

Counselling and crisis support for men and women

(02) 6247 2525

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ACT Police 

000 

(Please dial 000 in emergencies only) 

Legal Services 

Service

Contact Details

Women’s Legal Centre

(02) 6257 4499

1800 634 669

Available 9.30am - 12.00pm (midday)

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Legal Aid ACT Domestic Violence Protection Unit Scheme

(02) 6207 1874

ACT Law Society Legal Advice Bureau

(02) 6247 5700

ACT Police

000 

(Please dial 000 in emergencies only)

131 444 

(Non-emergency situations) 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services

Service

Contact Details

For a detailed list of services please go to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service map

Nguru Rape Counselling Service

Nguru is part of the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre 

(02) 6247 2525 

ACT Police Indigenous Liaison Officer 

(02) 6256 7777 

Health Info Net

Information about services for Indigenous Australians, including domestic and family violence and sexual assault and abuse services

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Gay, Lesbian, Transgender & Intersex Services  

Service

Contact Details

ACT Police Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officer  

(02) 6256 7777

Housing & Finances

There are several refuges operating across the ACT. Centrelink social workers in the Australian Department of Human Services can also provide assistance and referrals for material needs, such as finances or housing. 

Service

Contact Details

Firstpoint

Free phone service for people homeless or at risk of homelessness in the ACT. Available Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00pm

1800 176 468

www.firstpoint.org.au 

Centrelink 

 

132 850

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National Services

Service

Contact Details

National 1800RESPECT Line

Telephone and online counselling and information 

1800 737 732

Kids Helpline 

1800 55 1800

Translating & Interpreting Service  

13 14 50  

TTY & Relay 

Provides service access for people who are deaf and hearing impaired 

 

For emergency TTY calls

106

For emergency access via the internet

For non-emergency TTY calls

133 677

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Reporting Child Abuse

Service

Website

ACT Government Office for Children, Youth & Family Support

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Other Services

For an overview of other services in the ACT that might be helpful, see The Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse state links.


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