Support Resources

If you feel you might be in an abusive relationship or know someone who could be, there are organisations that are available to assist you, and numbers you can call anonymously for guidance and support.

You can find a list of relevant state and nation-wide services via the Domestic Violence Resource Centre in Victoria available here:

Need to find a domestic violence crisis line in your state? Click here to find a directory of crisis services in Australia.


1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732): 24 hour, National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
1800 737 732

Lifeline has a national number who can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your State (24 hours) 
131 114

Police or Ambulance
Call 000 in an emergency for police or ambulance.

Translating and Interpreting Service
Phone to gain access to an interpreter in your own language (free)
131 450 

Men's Referral Service
Supports men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties
1300 766 491

Kids Help Line
Telephone counselling for children and young people
Freecall: 1800 551 800.
E-mail and web counselling

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline
An Australia-wide telephone hotline for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability.
Ph. 1800 880 052