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Phone us for DFV victim support

A police officer you spoke to recently has told us you may need some help.

We know there is a lot going on and some people find it hard to know what to do next.

It is our job to help you.

Please contact us on 1300 546 587 (business hours).

Here is a snapshot of ways we help.

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What you can do next

If you answer no to any of these questions, the information below can help you find support.

  • Do you have somewhere safe to sleep?
  • Do you have access to the basics, like food, clean clothing and money?
  • Do you have someone to talk to?

Key things to remember

Victim Assist is a state-wide government service dedicated to helping victims recover.

We can:

  • reimburse or cover the cost of recovery expenses like medical, counselling, loss of earnings and safety upgrades
  • connect you with free specialists like legal, social and counselling services
  • help you understand the court system and connect you with court support
  • help you understand your rights.

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