Domestic and Family Violence

We strongly believe that every one of us has the right to be safe and live free of violence, power or control. This is why our Domestic Violence Service proactively and holistically supports those affected by all forms of domestic and family violence.

Services provided include:

  • Support and advocacy
  • Practical help and safety planning
  • Assessment and referral to crisis accommodation services
  • ADVO and Court support
  • Building Blocks women’s support group
  • Material Aid (clothing, toiletries, food, bedding etc.)
  • Free internet and phone access
 
Services available through our Community Hub:
 
  • Counselling
  • Centrelink outreach
  • Manly Legal Service
  • Financial advice

Our operating hours are 10 am-3 pm. If you need to speak to someone urgently please use the emergency contacts below.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency Services

000

Call 000 if you are in danger.

 

1800RESPECT

1800 737 732

24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

www.1800respect.org.au

 

Lifeline

13 11 14

Lifeline has a national number that can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your State. Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can call lifeline

www.lifeline.org.au

Link2home

1800 152 152

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.

For information, assessment or referral to homelessness services and support in NSW, call Link2home.

www.facs.nsw.gov.au