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Contacts for help and information

Emergency Services

Call 000

Hotlines

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

Information, court advocacy and referral for women in domestic violence situations and assistance with getting an ADVO
1800 WDVCAS or 1800 938 227

1800 RESPECT (24 hours) 1800 737 732

Child Protection Helpline 132 111

Domestic Violence Hotline NSW 1800 656 463

Rape Crisis Helpline 1800 424 017

Family Relationship Advice Line 1800 050 321

Lifeline 131 114

NSW Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline 1800 628 221

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline 1800 880 052

Disability Rights Information Service 1800 422 015

Family Law National Enquiry Line (help with family law court procedures) 1300 352 000

Mensline 1300 789 978

Men’s Referral Service 1300 766 491

NSW Rape Crisis Line 1800 424 017

Parentline 1300 130 052

Victims Services Access Line 1800 633 063

Relationships Australia 1300 364 277

Legal Services

LawAccess NSW 1300 888 529

Women’s Legal Service NSW 1800 801 501

Seniors Rights Service 1800 424 079

Domestic Violence Unit, Legal Aid NSW 02 9219 6300

Community Legal Centres NSW 02 9212 7333

Legal Aid NSW Child Support Service 1800 451 784

Tenant’s Advice Line 1800 251 101

Indigenous Services

WLS Indigenous Women’s Legal Contact Line 1800 639 784

Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT family law and child protection service 1800 733 233

Centrelink Indigenous Call Centre (Freecall) 1800 136 380

Victims Services (Aboriginal Contact Line) 1800 019 123

Wiringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre 1800 686 587 (02) 9569 3847

Aboriginal Legal Service 1800 765 767

LGBTIQ services

ACON (02) 9206 2000

Inner City Legal Centre, Safe Relationships Project (02) 9332 1966

QLIFE (3.00 pm – 12.00 am every day) 1800 184 527

Twenty10

Provide a wide range of support services supporting people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and communities, including specialised services for young people (12 – 26) (02) 8594 9555 rural free call: 1800 65 2010

The Gender Centre (02) 9569 2366

Emergency Accommodation Services

Link2Home 1800 152 152

Housing NSW Contact Centre 1300 468 746

Domestic Violence Line (24hours) 1800 65 64 63

Financial Services

Financial Rights Legal Centre 1800 007 007

Centrelink Crisis Payments 132 850

Child Support (Dept Human Services) 131 272

Centrelink Multilingual Phone Service 131 202

Welfare Rights 1800 226 028

Salvos Emergency Relief 1300 371 288

Counselling and Mental Health Services

Mental Health Line 1800 011 511

Beyond Blue 1300 224 636

QLIFE 1800 184 527

Suicide Call Back Service 1300659 467

Alcohol and Drug Information Service 1800 422 599

Gambling Helpline 1800 858 858

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities

Immigrant Women’s Speakout Association 02 9635 8022

Immigration Advice & Rights Centre Telephone advice: (02) 8234 0799 or by appointment: (02) 8234 0700

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) 131 450

Children and Young People

Child Protection Helpline 132 111

Kids Help Line 1800 551 800

Youth Emergency Accommodation Line (02) 9318 1531 or 1800 42 48 30

More information: websites

1800 Respect www.1800respect.org.au

ACON www.acon.org.au

Ask Lois www.asklois.org.au

Domestic Violence NSW www.domesticviolence.nsw.gov.au

Best for Kids www.bestforkids.org.au

LGBTIQ relationships violence www.anothercloset.com.au

Family Relationships Online

(they are an access point to all FRCs across Australia, not just interrelate) www.familyrelationships.gov.au

LawAccess NSW www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au

Family Violence Law Help www.familyviolencelaw.gov.au

Tech Safety www.techsafety.org.au

eSafety Women www.esafety.gov.au/women

Tenants Advice & Advocacy Service www.tenants.org.au

Legal Aid NSW www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au

Rape and Domestic Violence Service Australia

www.rape-dvservices.org.au

Safe Beds for Pets Program www.rspcansw.org.au/what-we-do/ working-incommunities/ communitydomestic-violence-program

Victims Services www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Women’s Legal Service www.wlsnsw.org.au

LGBTIQ www.acon.org.au

Inner City Legal Centre, Safe Relationships Project www.iclc.org.au/srp

QLIFE www.qlife.org.au

Twenty10 www.twenty10.org.au

The Gender Centre www.gendercentre.org.au

The above content is adapted from the Charmed and Dangerous: A Womens Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship, has been developed for women by women. This booklet was the initiative of the Tweed Shire Women Services Inc.