Domestic and Family Violence (DFV)

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If you need support 






If you are at immediate risk

1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

24-hour counselling service for anyone who has experienced or is at risk of DFV or sexual assault

13 11 14


24-hour service for anyone experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide

1300 789 978

Mensline Australia

Support for men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties.



DFV Services delivered by the Uniting Church’s Service Network





UnitingCare Queensland

  • DFV Counselling
  • DFV Crisis Accommodation and Support Services
  • Men’s programs
  • Women’s programs
  • Children, young people and families programs
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Unit 

Wesley Mission Queensland

  • Homelessness services
  • Emergency support


Parramatta Mission

  • Homelessness and crisis accommodation services
  • Emergency relief

Uniting NSW.ACT

  • Child and youth counselling
  • Family Relationship Centres
  • Relationship counselling
  • Men’s Matters
  • Mediation

Wesley Mission (NSW)

  • Housing and Homelessness services
  • Emergency Relief

Northern Territory

Somerville Community Services

Family support and counselling

Homelessness services

South Australia

Uniting Communities, SA

  • Counselling support for women experience domestic violence
  • Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence Anti-Poverty Brokerage
  • Counselling for men who want to change angry or violent behaviour

Uniting Country SA

  • DV and Aboriginal Family Violence services
  • Men’s Counsellor DV Perpetrator Program
  • House and Homelessness services
  • Family and Relationship services
  • Emergency relief and financial assistance

Uniting SA

  • Emergency Assistance
  • Homelessness services
  • Men and Families program

UnitingCare Wesley Bowden

  • Family support program

Victoria & Tasmania

Uniting Vic.Tas

  • Child, youth and family counselling and mentoring
  • Housing and homelessness services
  • Emergency relief

Western Australia

UnitingCare West (WA)

  • Support for women escaping DFV
  • Breaking the cycle of DV in Aboriginal families
  • Emergency relief
  • Housing and homelessness services


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