I need help


I am in danger

Police emergency 000 or (for some mobiles 112)
Even if you have no credit, these numbers will work on a mobile phone

Police attendance 13 14 44

I need accommodation for myself and my children

Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway 1800 800 098 or 13 14 50 (if interpreter needed) – available 24 hours, 7 days*

This service can:

  • Access to immediate and safe accommodation
  • Telephone counselling, 
  • General Information

24 Hour Counselling Support 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) or 13 14 50 (if interpreter needed)

This service can:

  • provide telephone counselling, support and referrals to anyone who is experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Crisis payment – Centrelink 13 17 94

You may qualify for a crisis payment from Centrelink, but you must contact them within 7 days of your crisis.

Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway is run by the Domestic Violence Crisis Service Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, at all other times it is staffed by the Homelessness Gateway, run by Uniting Communities.