Family and Domestic Violence Services

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
  • Counselling
  • 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 to use the web-chat service.