Support Services

November 23, 2007 at 3:33 am (community response)

Support ServicesLifeLine
telephone counselling (general) Ph: 131 114. Website: www.lifeline.org.au

Relationships Australia
Support groups and counselling on relationships, and for abusive and abused partners. Ph. 1300-364-277 or Vic (03) 9261-8700. Website: www.relationships.com.au
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services:

NSW:NSW Rape Crisis Centre
Ph. (02) 9819-6565. Country Toll Free Ph. 1800-424-017. TTY: 9181 43 49. Website: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au

Domestic Violence Line
24hr telephone support and referral . Ph. 1800 656 463 or TTY: 1800671442 Website: See www.community.nsw.gov.au/
Dympna House.
For survivors of sexual abuse. Mon-Fri. Ph. 1800-654-119 or (02) 9797-6733.

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
Sexual assault counselling (24 hr) Ph. 6247-2525

Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA) Canberra
Provides support, information and referral for men who have experienced sexual assault.
Ph. 02 6262 7377; Email samssa@effect.net.au; Website: www.samssa.org.au

Thunder Collective www.myspace.com/thundercollective 

Vic:

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria (24 hour crisis support)
Crisis telephone support, information about options and developing a safety plan, referral to safe accommodation (refuge) for women experiencing abuse in their relationships. 24 hrs.
Ph. 9373-0123, or country toll free : Ph. 1800 015 188

Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) VIC
Crisis support, counselling, information for people who have been sexually assaulted as adults or as children. There are Centres Against Sexual Assault in regions across Victoria – see http://www.casa.org.au/
Ph. 1800 806292 (24 hours) for immediate support and to find your local CASA

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE). Melbourne
Information, support and referral for women.
Phone service: 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri Ph. 1300-134-130. TTY: 13-36 77. Women’s Information Centre open: 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 10:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Website: www.wire.org.au

World Without Sexual Assault website: has information, resources including some of the zines referred to in this zine, etc: www.worldwithout.org 

Northern Territory:Domestic Violence Counselling Service
Darwin, 9-5 Mon-Fri Ph. (08) 8945-6200. Alice Springs Ph. (08) 8952 6048.

Dawn House
Crisis accomodation and support services for women with children escaping domestic violence.
(08) 8945 1388 (24 hrs).

Ruby Gaea House
Sexual assault counselling service
Mon-Fri 8.30-5.
Ph. (08) 8945-0155

Crisis Line
General and domestic violence crisis counselling (24hr)
Ph. 1800 019 116

Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Counselling, support, information, & 24 hr crisis care for recent sexual assault.
Darwin: Ph. (08) 89 227 156 (24hr). For sexual assault services in other areas of NT see website: www.nt.gov.au (sarc services).
 

QLD:

Domestic Violence Telephone Service – DV Connect Womensline
Ph. 1800 811 811 or TTY: 1800 812-225 1800 811 811 crisis counselling and safe refuge – 24 hours, 7 days a week. www.dvconnect.org

DV Connect Mensline
Ph. 1800 600 636 counselling, support, information – 7am – midnight, 7 days a week.
Website: www.dvconnect.org

Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre
Ph. (07) 3391-0004, Website: www.brissc.com.au

Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline
Ph. 1800-010 120 (24 hrs). Website: on www.health.qld.gov.au site.

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource
Brisbane, Mon-Fri 9-5. Ph. (07) 3843-1823. Website: www.zigzag.org.au

South Australia:

Domestic Violence Helpline
Ph. 1800 800 098 (24 hours) . Counselling for victims of domestic violence and their concerned friends. Counselling for people who commit domestic violence. Website: on www.ucwadel.org.au/domesticviolence/

Domestic Violence Crisis Service
Crisis counselling, support, referral to safe accommodation. Ph. 1300 782 200 (24 hours). After hours Crisis Care ph. 131 611.

Crisis Care
After hours crisis support (violence and abuse, suicide, child protection etc). 4pm-9am plus weekends & public hols. Ph. 131 611.

Yarrow Place
Rape & sexual assault service (24 hr)
Ph. (08) 8226-8777 or Toll Free: 1800-817-421 After Hours: (08) 8226-8787. Website: on www.wch.sa.gov.au
 

Tasmania:

Domestic Violence Crisis Service
Mon-Fri 9am-Midnight, weekends 4pm-midnight.
Ph. (03) 6233 2529 or 1800 633 937 (North),
1800 608 122 (Statewide).

Sexual Assault Support Services
Telephone and face to face counselling
Hobart & Southern: Ph. (03) 6231 1811 (24hr – after hours (03) 6231-1817). Website: www.sass.org.au. Launceston: Ph. (03) 6334-2740. Nth West: Ph. (03) 6431 9711.

SHE (Support, Help & Empowerment)
Telephone & face-face counselling for women affected by abusive relationships. Ph. (03) 6278-9090 (Hobart). Website: www.she.org.au

Yemaya:

Women’s Support Service
Counselling & support for women who have experienced abusive relationships (Launceston) Ph. 03-6334-0305. 
 

Western Australia:

Women’s Council for Domestic & Family Violence Services WA
Telephone support, referral to safe accommodation
Admin: 9:30 – 2:30 Mon-Fri. Ph (08) 9420 7264
Website: www.womenscouncil.com.au

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline
Information, referral and telephone counselling. Ph. (08) 9223 1188 or 1800 007 339 (24 hours)

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline
Information, referral and telephone counselling. Ph. 9223 1199 or 1800 000 599 (24 hours)

Crisis Care Unit
24hr crisis support (violence, child protection, suicide, etc). Ph. (08) 9325-1111 or 1800 199-008. TTY: (08) 9325-1232

Sexual Assault & Referral Centre
Telephone and face to face counselling, female doctors
24hrs. Ph. (08) 9340-1828 or 9340-1820 or country callers Ph. 1800 199-888

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