Key domestic and family violence contacts

Key domestic and family violence contacts

Need an interpreter?

If you need an interpreter call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.

Safety planning in a domestic and family violence situation

Contact police on triple zero (000) if you're being threatened, or feel unsafe or intimidated. Your safety is important and there are services that can help you to become and feel safe.

Triple zero (000) can also be called using the Emergency+ app on a smartphone. The app uses your smartphone's GPS to provide emergency call-takers with your location. The Emergency+ app is available to download free of charge from Google Play or the App Store

All calls to triple zero (000) are recorded, which may be important evidence.

The NSW Domestic Violence Line (1800 65 64 63) can help you access accommodation or support you to stay at home safely. It can also link you with a support person who can help with your health, financial, legal and accommodation needs. 

The NSW Domestic Violence Line is available 24/7:

1800 65 64 63

People with disability 

If you're Deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, to receive help to make phone calls contact the National Relay Service.

Key contacts

Emergency
000 (triple zero)

NSW Domestic Violence Line1800 65 64 63

1800RESPECT National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.
1800 737 732

NSW Rape Crisis
1800 424 017

Domestic Violence Legal Service (Women’s Legal Service NSW)
1800 810 784

Child Protection Helpline132 111

Kids Helpline1800 55 1800

NSW Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline A confidential helpline offering information, advice and referrals for people who experience, witness or suspect the abuse of older people or adults with disability living in NSW.
1800 628 221

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline1800 880 052

Link2home Homelessness Information Line1800 152 152

Alcohol and Drug Information Service1800 250 015 or 02 9361 8000

ACON LGBTI Health1800 063 060 or 02 9206 2000

Disclaimer

The information on this webpage is provided as a general guide only and is not intended to constitute advice and must not be used as a substitute for professional advice. The City of Sydney makes no warranty, representation or guarantee of any type as to the content, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose or use of any information on this webpage. If you find any information that you believe may be inaccurate, please contact safecity@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.

Last updated: Tuesday, 9 July 2019