Northern Territory Services

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Domestic & Family Violence Services

Service

Contact Details

Dawn House (Domestic Family Violence Counsellor)

Located in Darwin

(08) 8945 1388  

Central Family Violence Counsellor

(08) 8952 6075 

NPY (Ngaanyatjarra Pitijantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Women’s Council Domestic Violence Service

1800 180 840

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East Arnhem Domestic and Family Violence Counsellor

(08) 8987 0403

Katherine Domestic and Family Violence Counsellor 

(08) 8971 0777

Tennant Creek Women’s Domestic Violence Counsellor

(08) 8962 3123

Sexual Assault Services 

Service

Contact Details

Ruby Gaea (Darwin Centre Against Rape)  

Free, confidential counselling for any women or child who has been sexually assaulted at any time in their life - Greater Darwin Region

(08) 8945 0155 

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Darwin)

Crisis counselling and other counselling and support needs

(08) 8922 6472

Available 24 hours/day and 7 days/week 

Sexual Assault Referral Centre and Counsellor (Alice Springs) 

Crisis counselling and other counselling and support needs

(08) 8952 6075

Available 24 hours/day and 7 days/week 

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Katherine)

Crisis counselling and other counselling and support needs

(08) 8973 8524

Sexual Assault Counsellor (Katherine) 

(08) 8971 0777 

Sexual Assault Referral Centre and Counsellor (Tennant Creek)

Crisis counselling and other counselling and support needs

(08) 8962 4100  

Legal Services

Service

Contact Details

NT Police

000 

(Please dial 000 in emergencies only)

Women’s Legal Services

The NT has two services providing legal advice and support to women who are affected by domestic and family violence or sexual assault:

  • Top End Women's Legal Service (TEWLS)
  • Central Australian Women's Legal Service (CAWLS)

TEWLS

(08) 8982 3000 

 

CAWLS 

(08) 8972 1712 

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Community Legal Services

These centres also provide assistance with domestic and family violence and sexual assault

  • Katherine Women's Information & Legal Service  (KWILS)
  • Domestic Violence Legal Help Alice Springs

KWILS

(08) 8972 1712 

 

Alice Springs

(08) 8952 1391 

Domestic Violence Legal Service (DVLS)

A free service for people who have experienced or are at risk of domestic and family violence in the Greater Darwin Region. Services include legal advice and assistance, duty lawyer service, information and referrals for men and women.

Legal assistance may include:

  • Applying for a domestic violence order (DVO)
  • Changing, extending or removing a DVO (including Police DVOs).

DVLS also provides community legal education.

(08) 8999 7977

Fax: (08) 8999 7979

Email: info@dvls.nt.gov.au

Mail: PO Box 2925 Darwin NT 0801

Service operates Mon-Fri (8.00am to 4.00pm).

Free legal advice by appointment in Darwin City and Palmerston. Call 8999 7977 to arrange a face-to-face or telephone appointment.

Duty Solicitor available at the Darwin Magistrates Court on Fridays.

North Australian Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service

Legal advice and information about domestic and family violence 

(08) 8973 8704

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NT Police Family Violence Unit 

(08) 8999 0865

NT Legal Aid Commission

Telephone information service 

1800 019 343 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services & Community Safe Houses

Service

Contact Details

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

NPY (Ngaanyatjarra Pitijantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Women’s Council Domestic Violence Service 

1800 180 840

Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women’s Shelter (DAIWS) 

(08) 8945 2284

Community Safe Houses For Women 

These are places for women and children who are frightened or worried about their safety. 

Contact numbers for individual Community Safe Houses are listed below.

Ali Curung

(08) 8964 1967

Angurugu 

(08) 8987 6726

Beswick/Wugularr 

(08) 8975 4464

Borroloola

(08) 8975 8738

Elliott

(08) 8969 2097

Gunbalanya

(08) 8972 1332

Hermannsburg

(08) 8954 9151

Kalkarindji

(08) 8975 1179

Lajamanu

(08) 8975 0373

Maningrida

(08) 8979 5861

Milikapiti Nauiyu (Daly River)

(08) 8978 1342

Ngukurr

(08) 8975 4434

Peppimenarti

(08) 8978 2028

Ramingining

(08) 8979 7879

Ti-Tree

(08) 8956 9019

Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu)

(08) 8970 9161

Yarralin

(08) 8977 1080

Yuendumu

(08) 8956 4138

Community Men’s Places 

Contact numbers for individual Community Men's Places are listed below. 

Angurugu

(08) 8987 6050

Finke/Apatula

(08) 8956 0475

Maningrida

(08) 8979 5523

Nguiu

(08) 8978 3909

Ngukurr

08) 8975 4363

Pmara Jutunta

(08) 8956 9066

Ramingining

(08) 8979 7857

Yuendumu

(08) 8956 1469 

Housing & Finances  

Service

Contact Details 

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

Shelters and Refuges

Contact numbers for individual shelters and refuges are listed below.  

Alice Springs Women’s Shelter

(08) 8952 6075

Dawn House (Women’s Shelter) 

(08) 8945 1388 

DAIWS – Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women’s Shelter

(08) 8945 2284

East Arnhem Crisis Accommodation Gove 

(08) 8987 1166

Katherine Women’s Crisis Centre

(08) 8972 1332

Tennant Creek

(08) 8962 1940 

YWCA Domestic and Family Violence Centre 

(08) 8932 9155 

Darwin Community Legal Centre

Tenancy and welfare advice

1800 812 953

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Centrelink

Centrelink social workers in the Australian Department of Human Services can also provide assistance and referrals for material needs, such as finances or housing.

132 850

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Services for Women from Migrant, Refugee or CALD Communities

Service

Contact Details

NT Translating and Interpreting Service 

1800 676 254

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

Websites

Northern Territory Government Office of Children & Families

 

NT Government information about reporting sexual offences involving children

 

NT Government information about reporting domestic and family violence

Other Services

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


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