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Support for victims of abuse

Emergency contacts

If you are, or someone else is, in immediate danger, phone the police on Triple Zero (000).

  • Domestic and family violence
    For help and advice call DVConnect Womensline on 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days a week) or Mensline on 1800 600 636 (9am to midnight, 7 days a week).
  • Child abuse
    Contact a Regional Intake Service (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or the Child Safety After Hours Service Centre on 1800 177 135 or (07) 3235 9999 (24 hours a day) if outside business hours.
  • Sexual abuse and assault
    Phone the Sexual Assault Helpline on 1800 010 120.
  • Elder abuse
    Phone the Elder Abuse Helpline on 1300 651 192 for help and advice.

Victim Assist

To access Victim Assist, you can complete our online information request, email or phone 1300 546 587 (business hours).

Financial assistance for victims of violent crime

If you are a victim of an act of violence, we may be able to help you pay for the things you need to help you recover from the crime and its effects. Find out about the types of financial assistance available.

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Last updated:
02 May 2018
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