If you have experienced domestic and family violence you can get help with staying safe.
If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger―call police on Triple Zero (000).
- If you need to leave this website quickly, use the exit button near the top right-hand corner of each page. Also see our information about online safety.
- For help with emergency housing, see housingACTNSWNTQldSATasVicWA.
- To report domestic violence to the police, you can call or go to your local police station.
- You can get legal help with things like Domestic Violence Orders and arrangements for children after separation. See legal helpACTNSWNTQldSATasVicWA.
- For help with money in a crisis, see financial helpACTNSWNTQldSATasVicWA.
- For support, see counselling and supportACTNSWNTQldSATasVicWA.
You can call 1800 RESPECT for help with safety.
To contact other services, see get help.
To learn more about safety planning, see the 1800 RESPECT website. This website has tips about safety at home, making an escape plan and safety after leaving. Below are some other resources that can help with safety planning.
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- 1800 RESPECT website.
- For help with safety planning to do with technology, see eSafety Women and WESNET.
- For help with money, see ASIC’s MoneySmart–Divorce and separation, financial checklist.
- To re-direct your mail, see Australia Post.
- To let services know you have moved or separated, see this Australia Post checklist.
- To become a silent elector, see the Australian Electoral Commission.
- For information about what passwords to change, see this password checklist.
- For an online assessment of your safety needs, see I-DECIDE.
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