DVConnect exists to help Queenslanders escape domestic, family and sexual violence by providing crisis helplines, as well as emergency transport and accommodation away from violence. DVConnect is a not-for-profit organisation that has provided state-wide specialist domestic, family and sexual violence crisis counselling, intervention, information, safety planning and pathways to safety for almost 20 years.
Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women’s Shelter (DAIWS)
DAIWS provides support, referral, outreach and domestic violence crisis accommodation. Support, referral, outreach and domestic violence crisis accomodation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are homeless or escaping family violence, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
- Crisis care
NSW Domestic Violence Line
The Domestic Violence Line is a NSW statewide telephone crisis counselling and referral service for women, including trans women. We provide telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence. 24 hours, 7 days a week. When you call the Domestic Violence Line, the call will be answered by a trained female counsellor who is sensitive to the needs of women who have experienced domestic and family violence. You can ring as often as you need to at any time, day or night.
Counsellors on the Domestic Violence Line can help you:
- Talk to the police and get legal help
- Get hospital care and family support services
- Obtain an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO)
- Develop a safety plan for you and your children
- Find emergency accommodation for you and your children
Women's Safety Services SA
We support anyone affected by violence and abuse in their personal relationships.
If you are:
- Living in a violent or abusive relationship and are unsure about what to do
- Wanting to leave a violent relationship
- Or are wanting to talk about what is happening to you
We can help by:
- Facilitating access to safe accommodation
- Providing telephone counselling
- Providing face to face short term counselling
- Providing information about accommodation, police, legal, housing and financial issues
- Supporting you to remain safely at home
Our service is free, confidential and available state-wide. You can contact us as many times as you want to.
Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line
Safe at Home is the Tasmanian Government's integrated criminal justice response to family violence.
It involves a range of services working together to protect and support victim-survivors of family violence, including young people and children, while making offenders responsible for their behaviour.
Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline
The Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. It provides information, support and referral for people experiencing family and domestic violence as well as for those who are concerned about their violent and abusive behaviours. Help can include phone counselling, liaison with police if necessary, support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence and referral to safe accommodation.
This service can also provide information about accessing legal advice, accommodation and other support services for people who have been served with a violence restraining order.
A telephone based interpreting service is available if required.
ACT Domestic Violence Crisis Service
DVCS provides 24/7 assistance to anyone affected by family violence. We are passionate about breaking the domestic violence cycle in the Canberra community. DVCS also provides direct crisis intervention and telephone support, access to safe accommodation, court support to people who have been subjected to family violence, referrals and information for women, men and young people.
24/7 Crisis Intervention
Legal Support & Advocacy
Women/Families - Staying@Home Program
Men - Room4Change Program
Programs for Young People
Advice & Information
Safe steps is the state-wide 24/7 access point for those who need to leave a violent situation and access emergency crisis accommodation.
Women's Legal Service Victoria
NEW LEGAL ADVICE LINE FOR VICTIM-SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE
If you are a victim-survivor of sexual abuse who has questions about the legal issues around telling your story or being identified publicly, please contact our free legal advice and referral service.
This service is staffed by female lawyers, who specialise in legal issues arising from violence against women. Our lawyers can advise individual women on how the current law might affect them.
This new service operates from Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm.
The National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault. 24 hours, 7 days a week.