If you are ever in immediate danger, call the police on 000
Family and domestic violence is one of the leading causes of homelessness for women, gender diverse people and those in their care.
Leaving a relationship after experiencing family and domestic violence is a costly exercise – especially with the current housing affordability crisis.
YWCA Australia’s family and domestic violence programs and services can help you find safety and support. This support can include:
- Personalised support plans
- Safety planning
- Safety measures and security upgrades to homes so women, gender diverse people and their families can remain safe
- Referrals to other local support services, including crisis accommodation
- Case management
- Support with police and legal proceedings
YWCA Australia’s Family and Domestic Violence Programs and Services
Wingecarribee Domestic and Family Violence Service – Wingecarribee, New South Wales
Domestic and Family Violence Centre – Darwin, Northern Territory
Keeping Women Safe in Their Homes – Darwin, Northern Territory
Shoalhaven Domestic & Family Violence Services – Shoalhaven, New South Wales
If you are unsure which service to contact, please call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). If you cannot make a voice call, please get in touch with www.1800respect.org.au to use the web-chat service.