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If you or anyone you know is in immediate danger - please call 000 now.

Lifeline

13 11 14 (24 hours, seven days)

Online Chat: www.lifeline.org.au

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Region: National

Safe Steps

1800 015 188 (24 hours, seven days a week)

Safe Steps is a service for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them.

Region: Victoria

Kids Helpline

1800 551 800 (24 hours, seven days a week)

Online Chat: kidshelpline.com.au

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25

Region: National

Elizabeth Morgan House

(03) 9482 5744 (9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday; 9am - 4pm Friday)

Elizabeth Morgan House provides safe and secure accommodation, support and counselling services to Aboriginal women and children experiencing Family Violence.

Region: Victoria

Djirra

1800 105 303 (9am - 9pm, Monday to Friday)

Djirra provide practical support to all Aboriginal women and particularly to Aboriginal people who are currently experiencing family violence or have in the past. 

Region: Victoria

Men's Referral Service

1300 766 491 (9am - 9pm, seven days a week)

The Men’s Referral Service is a men’s family violence telephone counselling, information and referral service.

Region: National

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Free after-hours, confidential telephone crisis counselling service for people who are experiencing or have experienced sexual violence.

Region: Victoria

eHeadspace

1800 650 890 (9am - 1am, seven days a week)

Online Chat: headspace.org.au/eheadspace

eHeadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Region: National

1800RESPECT

1800 737 732 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Online Chat: www.1800respect.org.au

A confidential information, counselling and support service for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Region: National

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