Domestic and family violence support

If you are in immediate danger, call 000.

If it is not an emergency and you are worried about your safety or the safety of your family, you can call:

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The impact of COVID-19 may put some people at greater risk of domestic and family violence.

This includes physical and non-physical violence.

Isolation is a tool used by people who use violence and controlling behaviours within their relationships.

Job loss, financial stress, and movement restrictions can also play a part.

For a complete list of ACT support services still open, please visit the Community Services Directorate website.

Some of the services still open and ready to respond are:

For some ways to stay safe during COVID-19, please visit the Domestic Violence Crisis Service website.

For Australian Government advice and support, please visit the Services Australia page on family and domestic violence.

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Last Updated: May 04 2020