Domestic & Family Violence

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Domestic and Family Violence is behaviour that occurs in a family or close personal relationship and is violent, threatening, coercive or controlling or causes a victim to live in fear.

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If you are in a crisis

Police 000
Chatswood Police 02 9414 8499
Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463
1800 671 442 TTY - Hearing Impaired
Child Protection Helpline 13 2111
Lifeline 131 114
NSW Rape Crisis Line 1800 424 017
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732

These services are confidential and many will offer support in a variety of languages. Counselling services are also available. For interpreting and translating services, call 131 450 or visit

Lower North Shore Domestic Violence Network

The Lower North Shore Domestic Violence Network supports people from the local area who are experiencing domestic violence. Visit their website for a range of resources including links to services, current programs and events.

Phone: 1800 066 757

Homelessness & Domestic Violence Services

Link2Home Homelessness Information Line 1800 152 152
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Marys House Women's Refuge

02 8937 2094

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women's Shelter

02 8411 2046

Delvena Women and Childrens Refuge 02 9971 4499
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