COVID-19 coronavirus: Family and domestic violence

COVID-19 may lead to increased rates of family and domestic violence with additional risks for women and children, particularly with the introduction of necessary movement restrictions and isolation measures.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, please be assured that family and domestic violence services are still operating. Some services may provide support in different ways as required under health directives.

Emergency responses and support is still available during this time.  

Our focus is ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients. We have taken measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, which includes enhanced cleaning of our emergency accommodation facilities.

In an emergency or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger call the police on 000.

If you need support, help is available.

Page reviewed 1 July 2021