Women’s Community Shelters works with communities to provide short term (up to 3 months) emergency accommodation and support in a safe, comfortable and secure environment that enables homeless women to rebuild self-esteem and achieve control and fulfilment in their lives. Their shelters are in Sydney.
Lifeline is always just a phone call away and their website provides information and links to services for people experiencing various forms of domestic violence.
This site, dedicated to helping victims, contains targeted information and/or services specific to different groups or situations.
It can be really worrying when someone you care about is being hurt or abused by their partner. This guide, from the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria, will help you in supporting victims of abuse.
White Ribbon provides a list of helpilnes, national and in each state or territory. It also has a list of legal services available to victims of domestic violence.
Have you, or someone you know experienced sexual assault or domestic family violence? You’re not alone. Counselling, help and support are always available. 1800 RESPECT is a national counselling helpline, with information and support 24/7.
The app contains useful and potentially life-saving information including emergency contacts, information on the sorts of behaviour considered to be domestic and family violence, and vital information and links to support services available in NSW. Importantly, the app also allows the user to message their trusted friends and family members or call emergency services immediately.
The St Vincent de Paul Society provides assistance for victims of relationship violence within a framework that is always supportive of the choices women make, whether they decide to stay in the relationship or not. Vinnies can also provide short and long term accommodation to families and children experiencing or at risk of relationship violence and can help families build new lives and move away from relationship violence if they choose to leave a violent relationship.