Safety and health

Domestic and family violence and sexual assault

If you have a life-threatening or urgent situation, phone triple zero (000) and ask for the police.

For non-urgent police attendance phone 131 444.

Forms of domestic violence - Women's Safety Services SA

Support services

Women

  • Domestic Violence Crisis Line - phone 1800 800 098 (after hours diverts to Homelessness Gateway Service) for crisis counselling, support and referral to safe accommodation.
  • 1800RESPECT - phone 1800 737 732 for sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling.
  • Women's Information Service - phone 8303 0590 for referrals to domestic violence services and for safety information.

Pregnancy

Information about domestic violence and pregnancy and a list of support services available in South Australia - Women's and Children's Health Network.

Sexual assault

  • Yarrow Place - phone 8226 8777 or toll-free 1800 817 421 (after hours 8226 8787) for services for rape and sexual assault victims.
  • 1800RESPECT - phone 1800 737 732 for sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling.

Men

  • MensLine Australia - phone 1300 78 99 78 to manage conflict and anger, relationship issues and violence in the home.
  • 1800RESPECT - phone 1800 737 732 for sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling.

Teenagers

Seniors

Legal support


Related information

Other websites

Domestic violence - SA Police


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Page last updated 5 September 2017

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