FOR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS THAT REQUIRE
IMMEDIATE AND URGENT ASSISTANCE CALL 000
Here are the contact numbers of services both locally and nationally to support both victims and perpetrators of violence. The most helpful thing you can do is by putting the person in contact with them.
National Help Lines
131 114 (24 hours)
- Kids Help Line
1800 551 800
For young people, the 24 hour Kids Help Line may be a preferred choice. www.kidshelp.com.au
- Mensline Australia
1300 78 99 78
Mensline Australia supports men who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties, including men who want to address behaviours that impact negatively upon their relationships. Mensline Australia offers anonymous telephone support, information and referral for men and those concerned for the well being of the men in their life nationally, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the cost of a local call.
- Relationships Australia
1300 364 277
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of professional services to support relationships. We have been providing services (counselling, mediation and a host of other services) across Australia for over 50 years. They are a non-aligned, not-for-profit, community-based organisation committed to enhancing the lives of communities, families and individuals and supporting positive and respectful relationships.
Translating and Interpreting Service (13 14 50)
If you do not speak English well and you wish to talk with a counsellor, call the Translating and Interpreting Service and ask them to contact the Helpline for you.
- National Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Helpline
1800 200 526
This hotline is available 24hrs and guarantees a confidential discussion with an experienced counsellor for anyone experiencing violence
- Dalee Counsel – Online Counselling Support
Confidential and professional online counselling, including live counselling chat and email counselling, for personal, relationship and family issues. See www.onlinecounsellingsupport.com.au for counselling and support.