Helplines & Resources

 

Helplines and Resources for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

New Zealand Research/Resources

 

New Zealand Helplines

Australian Research/Resources

 

Australian Helplines

National Services

  • Lifeline - www.lifeline.org.au or 13 11 14
  • Kids Helpline - www.kidshelp.com.au or 1800 551 800
  • Domestic Violence Helpline - 1800 800 098
  • Men's Line Australia - www.menslineaus.org.au or 1300 789 978
  • National Sexual Assault or Domestic and Family Violence 24/7 Counselling Helpling and 24/7 Online Counselling, 1800 RESPECT - 1800 737 732 or www.1800respect.org.au
  • Adventist Domestic Violence Hotline - 1800 007 136 (for crisis advice for women and their children to access a Church-sponsored shelter)
  • In an Emergency phone Police on 000

 

ACT

 

NSW

 

Northern Territory

  • Darwin Crisis Counselling Line - 1800 019 116
  • Sexual Assault Referral Centre - www.health.nt.gov.au or 08 8922 6472

 

Queensland

 

South Australia

  • Domestic Violence Crisis Service - 1300 782 200
  • Yarrow Place Rape & Sexual Assault Service - www.yarrowplace.sa.gov.au or 08 8222 8787

 

Tasmania

  • Domestic Violence Crisis Service - 1800 633 937 (closes midnight - 9 am)*
  • Sexual Assault Support Service - www.sass.org.au or 03 6231 1817

 

Victoria  

Safe Steps services: 24/7 family violence response line; risk assessment; emergency accommodation; safety planning; support; information; advocacy; referral

 

Western Australia

 

NOTE: All the numbers provided on this page are available 24-hours except where noted* in Tasmania