Other useful services
Experiencing domestic violence is frightening and you may feel you do not know what to do. You have the right to be safe and live free from all forms of violence. You have the right to access support. You may just want the chance to talk to someone confidentially. There are many services available to you
24 HOUR 7 DAY HELP LINES
Lifeline 13 11 14
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
Child Abuse Report Line 13 14 78
HealthDirect Australia 1800 022 222
Women’s Information Service (WIS) 8303 0590 or toll free on 1800 188 158 (for country callers)
Victim Support Service 8231 5626 or 1800 182 368 (country toll free)
Their Staying Home Staying Safe program provides:
- advice and support about safety in your home
- extra security items to enhance your home and personal safety
SHine SA Sexual Healthline 1300 883 793 or toll free 1800 188 171 (country callers).
Yarrow Place: Rape and Sexual Assault Service 8226 8787 or toll free 1800 817 421 (country callers).
LEGAL, INCOME AND CHILD SUPPORT, IMMIGRATION SERVICES
For legal advice, click here.
For information and services regarding criminal justice matters, including intervention orders, click here.
For information and services regarding family law, click here.
For information and services regarding income support and Centrelink, click here.
For information and services regarding child support, click here.
For information about immigration matters, click here.
GENERAL COUNSELLING SERVICES
Relationships Australia – 1300 364 277
UnitingCare SA – 8236 4255
Centacare Catholic Family Services – 8210 8200
Anglicare SA – 8305 9200
CHILD AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SERVICES
The Line – Australian Government website offering information and support about what is okay and not okay in relationships
Don’t Cross the Line – South Australian Government website offering information and support about respectful relationships with the aim to prevent domestic violence
Bursting the Bubble – a website for young people about domestic violence
ChatFirst – a website for young people whose parents have separated or divorced
Looking for a service that is not listed here? Check out SA Community: Connecting Up Australia and the gateway to South Australian community, business and government information and services, sa.gov.au