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 SERVICES

 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).

Women’s Health Service

Yarrow Place: Rape and Sexual Assault Service 8226 8787 or toll free 1800 817 421 (country callers).

 

HOUSING SERVICES

Housing SA

Junction & Women’s Housing

 

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Magdalene Centre

Adelaide Benevolent Society

UnitingCareSA 

Salvation Army

St Vincent De Paul Society

Lutheran Community Care

 

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

Youth Health Service

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

Reach Out Australia– a website designed for young people experiencing tough times, and includes information 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