Getting Help

Getting Help

If you or someone you know is affected by family violence, there are people waiting to help you right now.

For emergency assistance
Dial 000 for Police if you require immediate assistance.

For information, refuge, counselling and support
Dial 1800 015 188 for the 24/7 Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre.

Click here for a full list of family violence services.

Safety Planning

Make a plan that will help you and your children strengthen your safety and support to live free from violence. Dial 1800 015 188 for the 24/7 Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre.

Please click here for more information on safety plans.

Men’s Referral Service

The Men’s Referral Service is a dedicated service for men who are concerned about:

  • Getting frustrated and exploding
  • Being abusive to your family
  • Feeling angry with the people you care most about
  • Using violence in the home
  • Feeling overwhelmed or confused
  • The effect your behaviour is having on your children and those around you.

Contact the Men’s Referral Service, 9am to 9pm Monday-Friday
1800 065 973 or 03 9428 2899

Please click here for more information on men’s behaviour change.

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