Domestic Violence Resources

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, call 000 immediately.

In Australia, violence and abuse against partners and family members are crimes. Victims of abuse or domestic violence are strongly encouraged to seek support and assistance as soon as possible. Following is a list of agencies that offer professional counseling and provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and abuse – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Resources in the United States
Listed on the Department of State’s website 

Australian National Services

1800 RESPECT – Tel: 1800 737 732

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

Lifeline Domestic Violence

Relationships Australia

Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Domestic Violence Recovery Center

Australian Capital Territory
Women’s Information and Referral Centre – Tel: (02) 6280 0900

New South Wales
Violence Prevention Coordination Unit – Tel: 1800 656 463

Northern Territory
Domestic and Personal Violence Protection Unit Counselling Services – Tel: 1800 019 116

Domestic Violence Regional Services – Tel: 1800 811 811

South Australia
Women’s Information Service – Tel: 1800 800 098

Women Tasmania – Tel: 1800 608 122

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) – Tel: 1800 015 188

Western Australia
Department for Child Protection – Tel: 1800 007 339