Get help with family violence and your safety
Where else can I get legal help?
Many community legal centres offer services for people experiencing or at risk of family violence.
Tenancy WA can help those who have experienced family violence and need to change their tenancy.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also get help from a Family Violence Prevention Legal Service
What other services or support is available for people experiencing family violence?
The Women's Domestic Violence Helpline - call 1800 007 339 (free call) or (08) 9223 1188
A 24-hour service providing support for women in WA experiencing family violence. The service includes counselling, giving information and advice, referrals to local services, police liaison and support in escaping from situations of family violence.
Family Violence Law Help website
Provides simple and clear information about domestic and family violence and the law. This includes information about family law, child protection, child support and domestic violence protection orders. It has a directory of services that can help with legal advice, emergency housing, money and more, for people in WA and Australia wide.
Penda - available from the App Store or Google Play
A free financial app for mobile devices to help those experiencing family violence. It combines financial tips, safety and legal information and referrals for women who have experienced family violence. Friends, family, employers and support people can also use Penda to help others.
YourToolkit -is a comprehensive web based resource containing information that is specifically tailored to assist women facing family and domestic violence and financial abuse. It contains information about personal finances and other relevant information including keeping safe, available emergency support services, Centrelink, accommodation and more.
- Ask Izzy - a free and anonymous national website you can use to find support services for all types of things everywhere. Ask Izzy lists service providers that offer help with housing, meals, healthcare, counselling, legal advice, addiction treatment and a whole lot more.
Reviewed: 12 April 2018