Below you’ll find a list of organisations that assist with help and referrals if you’re experiencing violence.
DVNSW is not a direct support service. These resources may be able to assist you in getting safe, professional help and support.
Please note that DVNSW does not necessarily endorse the organisations listed.
If you are in immediate danger, please contact the police on 000.
NSW Sexual Violence Helpline
PHONE: 1800 424 017
8am-8pm AEST, Monday – Friday
PHONE: 1800 211 028
24/7 Link2home is the statewide homelessness information and referral telephone service. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.
No To Violence – Men’s Referral Service
24/7 Telephone helpline for men taking responsibility for their violent behaviour. Also provides support and referrals for women and men seeking information on behalf of their male partners, friends or family members, and workers in a range of agencies seeking assistance for their clients who are men.
Victim Support Services
Victims Services helps victims of crime in NSW access services and entitlements to assist in their recovery.
Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line
The Domestic Violence Unit is a specialist domestic and family violence service at Legal Aid NSW. There is no cost involved to see lawyers or social workers. If you would like more information about the DVU and services provided by the Domestic Violence Unit, please phone 9219 6300.
Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services
PHONE: 1800 938 227
Provides advocacy, support and understanding of the ADVO and criminal justice processes.
Women’s Legal Service NSW
PHONE: (02) 8745 6988 / Rural 1800 801 501
WLSNSW provide specialist legal services relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, family law, discrimination, victims support, child protection, human rights and access to justice.
Immigration Advice and Rights Centre
PHONE: (02) 8234 0700
Provides free information, legal advice and representation in relation to family and humanitarian migration, citizenship, visa cancellations, and people on temporary visas who have experienced family violence.
Rainbow Sexual, Domestic and Family Violence Helpline
PHONE: 1800 497 212
For anyone from the LGBTIQ+ community whose life has been impacted by sexual domestic and/or family violence. Available 24/7.
Alternatively the Human Services Network (HSNET) provides an up to date searchable directory of domestic and family violence services available in NSW.
You can access HSNet here.