Who can help?

If you are in immediate danger
Police emergency 000
Police attendance 131 444

 

If you need an intervention order
Police Family Violence Intervention Section (South Coast) 8392 9172

 

If you need help making your home or property safer
Victims Support Services – Staying Home Stay Safe program 8231 5626 /1800 182 368 http://www.victimsa.org/for-victims-of-crime/staying-home-staying-safe

 

If you need emergency accommodation
Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway (24 hours) 1800 800 098
Homelessness Gateway Service (after hours service) 1800 003 308

 

If you or your children need to talk to someone about domestic or family violence
After hours counselling support 1800 RESPECT (24 hours) 1800 737 732

Southern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
(Monday–Friday 9am–5pm) (08) 8382 0066

Ninko Kurtangga Patpangga – Southern Regional
Aboriginal Family Violence Service (Monday–Friday 9am–5pm) (08) 82979644

Lifeline (24 hours) 131 114

Kids Helpline (24 hours) 1800 551 800

Child Abuse Report Line (24 hours) 131 478

Acute Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) 131 465

Yarrow Place – Rape and sexual assault centre
(Monday–Friday 9am–5pm) (08) 8226 8787

Northern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service (08) 8255 3622

Western Adelaide Domestic Violence Service (08) 8268 7700

Victim Support Service – For victims of crime compensation (08) 8231 5626

Southern Primary Health (08) 8384 9555

Women’s Information Service (08) 8303 0590

Child and Youth Health – Parent Helpline 1300 364 100

Child and Youth Health – Child Helpline 1300 131 719

Crisis Care 131 611

 

If you need help with legal advice
Legal Services Commission
1300 366 424
(operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm)
http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au/

Women’s Legal Service
8221 5553 or country callers 1800 816 349
(operates between 1pm to 3pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and between 6pm-8pm Tuesday evening)
http://www.wlssa.org.au/

Community Legal Centres
Community Legal Centres offer free legal advice and sometimes legal representation.
To find you closest Community Legal Centre, click here.
http://www.naclc.org.au/postcode_search.php

Justice Net SA
http://www.justicenet.org.au/

Family Relationships Advice Line
1800 050 321
(operates 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm Saturday)

Family Law Courts National Enquiry Centre
1300 352 000
(operates 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday)

Private Lawyers the Law Society
8229 0222

 

If you need help with the Department of Human Services (Centrelink)
Social worker at Centrelink 13 17 94

Parenting Payment Single 13 61 50

NewStart Allowance 13 28 50

Disability Support Pension 13 27 17

Special Benefit 13 28 50

Youth Allowance 13 24 90

Welfare Rights Centre 8223 1338

Legal Services Commission’s Advice Section 8463 3555

If you speak another language
Visit Centrelink’s We Speak Your Language webpage or contact the Centrelink Multilingual Call Centre (13 12 02).
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/information-in-your-language/

If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander woman
Visit Centrelink’s Indigenous Australian’s webpage or contact their Indigenous Call Centre (13 63 80).
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/themes/indigenous-australians

I need help with child support
Department of Human Services 13 12 72
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/child-support-basics