Domestic Violence Crisis Line

The Domestic Violence Crisis Line can help by:

  • developing safety management strategies that suit your unique situation
  • linking you with tools that promote safety and technology security
  • facilitating access for you and your children to safe accommodation
  • providing domestic and family violence counselling over the phone
  • providing information and referrals to accommodation, police, legal, housing, specialised counselling and financial supports available
  • supporting you to remain safe at home.

Phone: 1800 800 098 (Free call 24 hours)

Due to the volume of calls the crisis line receives, leave a message rather than stay on hold. A specialist counsellor will return your call at a safe time nominated by you.

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service

The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service is a specialised service run through the Legal Services Commission.

The service provides women experiencing domestic violence with legal assistance to apply for intervention orders and end tenancy agreements.

Phone: 1800 246 642

Cedar Health Service

The Cedar Health Service provides holistic health support to people 16 years and older who have been subjected to abusive and unsafe behaviour from a partner or ex-partner.

The service is free and focuses on specialised healthcare that addresses the impacts of domestic and family violence.

It is inclusive and open to everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation or cultural/linguistic background.

Phone: (08) 8444 0700

Address: 47 Dale Street, Port Adelaide

Separating with debt: a guide to your legal options

This guide from the Australian Attorney-General's Department helps separating couples, including those experiencing financial abuse, to understand their financial and legal responsibilities related to debt and where to get help.

The guide sets out how debts are dealt with in family law after separation and ways to achieve fair outcomes without going to court.

Safe at Home (SaH)

The Safe at Home program helps women and children who are at risk of homelessness because of family and domestic abuse.

SaH provides assessments, safety management planning, home security audits and coordination of security upgrades to enable a woman and her children to remain at home safely.

Phone: 1800 800 098 (Free call 24 hours)