Protecting our community remains a top priority during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency. Family violence frontline services, including crisis accommodation, police and courts, continue to operate to support women, children, men and families during the coronavirus emergency.
All Family Violence Support Services are available by phone and the police response remains unchanged.
Call 000 for Police and Ambulance help if you are in immediate danger.
If you or someone you know is experiencing violence and need help or support, please contact one of the support hotline numbers below.
1800 737 732
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.
24-hour crisis support telephone service. Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Men's Referral Service
1300 766 491
The Men’s Referral Service is a free, confidential telephone helpline that offers counselling, advice and support to men who have anger, relationship or parenting issues. The service also provides help to women (or other family members) who are experiencing violence or controlling behaviour by men.
1300 78 99 78 (24 hours a day)
MensLine Australia is a national support, information and referral service for men across Australia, specialising in family and relationship concerns.
1800 551 800
A telephone counselling support line for children and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1300 364 277
Support groups and counselling on relationships, and for abusive and abused partners.