HELP BREAK THE CYCLE OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

If someone is in immediate danger, call 000.


 

Domestic violence support services

South Australian Domestic Violence Crisis Line

1800 800 098 (24 hours)  |  Women Safety Services website

The Domestic Violence Crisis Line is a statewide service offering assistance to women experiencing domestic violence in South Australia by providing information, counselling and safe accommodation options.

 

Men’s referral service (No To Violence)

1300 766 491 | No To Violence website

The Men’s Referral Service is a men’s family violence telephone counselling, information and referral service. It also provides support and referrals for women and men seeking information on behalf of their male partners, friends or family members, and workers in a range of agencies seeking assistance for their clients who are men.

 

Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service

 8226 8777 or 1800 817 421 | Yarrow Place website

(Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service is an inclusive service, including medical and counselling services, for anyone in South Australia who has been sexually assaulted.

1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732 (24 hours) | 1800 respect website

1800RESPECT is a national 24-hour online and telephone service offering counselling and support to anyone experiencing domestic and family violence and/or sexual assault and their family and friends.

Other support services

Intervention Orders

Intervention Order By SA Police web page

Intervention orders help to protect you and your family if you are a victim of abuse. Intervention orders can be issued by the police or by a court.

 

Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme

Domesitc Violence Discourse Scheme By SA Police web page

South Australia’s Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) provides an avenue for a person who may be at risk of domestic violence to get information about their partner or former partner, to help make decisions about their safety and the future of the relationship.

You can apply online now or if you need assistance with filling out the form go to your local police station.

 

RSPCA – Safe Kennels DV Project

1300 4777 222  | Safe Kennels DV Project web page

The RSPCA Safe Kennels DV Project provides emergency boarding for the pets of people affected by domestic violence.

 

Men’s Line

1300 78 99 78 | Men’s Line website

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns.

 

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800 | Kids Helpline

A free and confidential 24/7 counselling service for young people from 5-25

 

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277 | Relationships Australia website

Relationships Australia provides services to adults, children, communities, schools and workplaces to support personal, social and emotional health and wellbeing as well as change, repair or strengthen relationships. Services include counselling, social support, early intervention therapies and mediation.

 

Women’s Information Service

1800 188 158 | Women’s Information Service website

The Women’s Information Service provides information to South Australian women online, over the phone and in person. It aims to increase access to information that promotes choice and empowerment.

Resources and more information about domestic abuse

Our Watch

Our Watch website

Our Watch is a national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia.

Office for Women

Office for women website

The Office for Women works toward achieving positive change for women by collaborating with women’s groups, community organisations and the private sector.

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety website

An independent, not-for-profit research organisation established to produce evidence to support the reduction of violence against women and their children.

White Ribbon

White Ribbon Australia operates in collaboration with, and alongside, many other organisations working to end men’s violence against women. Its focus is in mobilising men and communities to end men’s violence against women.