Help Is At Hand

Help Is At Hand

Family or domestic violence is a travesty that society as a whole is still struggling to stamp out.

Physical, emotional or financial abuse can pervade all aspects of a victim’s life, and often those around them too.  The workplace is no exception.

The following is a list of contacts and services that provide support and counselling to people affected and experiencing family or domestic violence:

 

Catholic Care

Provides support and advice to people experiencing family violence, plus counselling for perpetrators. Phone: 13 18 19

 

1800Respect

A national counselling service for people who have experienced sexual assault, or family or domestic violence. Phone: 1800 737 732. Webchat also available.

 

Lifeline

National Crisis Service. Phone 13 11 14. Webchat also available (from 7pm to 12am).

 

Emergency Services – 000

Please call the emergency services if you are in danger.

 

White Ribbon

Advocacy and Support Service.

 

Penda App

This free app, developed in Australia, combines financial, personal safety and legal information with nationwide referrals. Available for download from Google Play or Apple’s App Store.

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