If you are in danger, phone the Police on 000.
Daisy is an app that connects women around Australia to services. It is available from the Google Play or the App Store.
For information about things you may do if you are at risk of domestic violence, see Legal Aid WA's Information Sheet: About your safety.
Go to eSafetyWomen to access resources that may help you manage online risks and abuse.
Click here for access to videos on smartphone safety for survivors of family violence..
There are many support services available if you are experiencing family violence. Legal Aid WA's specialised Domestic Violence Legal Unit (DVLU) provides legal advice and assistance to women about family violence issues. You can contact the DVLU on 1300 650 579.
Djinda Services at Perth can provide assistance in family law (children's issues), child protection, family violence restraining orders and criminal injuries (where related to family violence) to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or whose partner or children are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island peoples who are experiencing family violence (not perpetrators). Contact Djinda Services at Women's Law Service on (08) 9200 2202 for legal help and Djinda Services at Relationships Australia on (08) 6164 0650 for advocacy and support.
See Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention Legal Service for the contact details of other services in regional areas.
If you are concerned about your safety or the safety of your children and you have nowhere to go, there are refuges for women that may be able to help you. They can provide temporary shelter, protection and support 24 hours a day. They may be able to assist you to get longer-term housing and put you in touch with welfare and legal services.
For more information and referrals about services, contact:
Where can I get more information?
The Department of Human Services (Cth) has produced a Family Safety Pack
available in 46 languages. The pack aims to address violence against women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by providing information about Australia's laws and a woman's right to be safe. The pack includes factsheets on domestic and family violence
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Last reviewed: 15/09/2016