Family violence emergency
If you are in immediate danger, have been threatened, or are fearful for yourself, a child or family member, call 000 emergency or police.
Family violence help in Victoria
Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre: 1800 015 188
24/7 phone support to help you explore options, develop a safety plan and link you to crisis support.
Family violence support Australia-wide
Call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) 24-hour, national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line.
Homelessness: emergency accommodation
If you need emergency accommodation you can call 1800 825 955 to speak with a housing and support worker. The service is available 24 hours a day.
Getting a family violence intervention order
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Free legal help
Victoria Legal Aid gives free legal advice with problems such as fines, debt, child protection and victim of crime support.Read More
Other sources of family violence support
Other ways to get non-urgent family violence support.Read More
Family violence: in community languages
Translated information on family violence and how to get helpRead More