Family and domestic violence support and advice

A list of crisis support helplines for those experiencing family and domestic violence.

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.  

24-hour helplines

If it’s not an emergency and you need support, you can call these numbers 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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.

More support services, useful information and resources are also listed on our Family and Domestic Violence Services and Resources page.

Page reviewed 17 September 2021