In an emergency, or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call the police now on 000.
COVID-19 may lead to increased rates of family and domestic violence. Family and domestic violence emergency responses and support is still available during this time. Visit our Family and Domestic Violence COVID-19 page for more information.
The Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state-wide 24-hour service. This service provides support for women, with or without children, who are experiencing family and domestic violence. This includes information and advice, referral to local advocacy and support services, liaison with police if necessary, assessing the child’s experience if there are children in the family and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence. The service can refer women to safe accommodation if required.
If you are assisting someone who does not speak English, first call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50. They can connect you with the service of your choice and interpret for you.
Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline: Free call 1800 007 339
Additional crisis supports including telephone and online counselling are listed on our Family and domestic violence support and advice page.
More support services, useful information and resources are also listed on our Family and Domestic Violence Services and Resources page.