Women and children escaping Domestic and Family Violence are often traumatised and feel unsafe.

yourtown can help.

Our Domestic and Family Violence Service offers supported emergency accommodation for up to 12 weeks. Our team of specialised staff support women and children in a safe environment. We collaborate with clients to create opportunities to rebuild self-concept and experience control and empowerment over their own lives.

Please note, referrals to accommodation can only be made through a specialist domestic violence or sexual assault service.

This service is for:
Children and Young PeopleParents and Carers
It helps with:

Contact Details & Locations

If you need help to escape Domestic and Family Violence, require accommodation or support - contact one of the following services in your State.

National: 1800 Respect - 1800 737 732

NSW: DV Line - 1800 656 463

NT: 1800 Respect - 1800 737 732

QLD: DV Connect - 1800 811 811

SA: DV Crisis Line - 1800 800 098

TAS: 1800 Respect - 1800 737 732

VIC: Safe Steps - 1800 015 188

WA: DV Helpline - 1800 007 339

Call 000 if it is an emergency.

For enquiries related to our Domestic & Family Violence Service:

Helping Families Regain Control Of Their Lives

We provide a place of physical and emotional safety where women and children affected by Domestic and Family Violence can recover, rebuild and plan for a brighter future.

We support families to overcome trauma and develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to regain control of their lives. Families have access to specialised counselling, child therapy, training in life skills, and links to health, legal and specialist services. We provide therapeutic support to help women and children break the cycle of violence and resettle into safe, affordable housing.

"Refuge helped protect me and helped me protect my children." - Lisa

Supporting Children To Process And Overcome Trauma And Abuse

Many infants and children entering our Domestic and Family Violence Service have been exposed to traumatic experiences. Our therapeutic program improves the social and emotional wellbeing of infants and children and works with parents and children to improve family relationships.

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