Domestic & Family Violence

 Assistance Resources during COVID-19(PDF, 89KB)

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
lifeline.org.au
 NSW Rape Crisis Line 1800 424 017
nswrapecrisis.com.au
 1800RESPECT 1800 737 732
1800respect.org.au

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 tisnational.gov.au.

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
Email frs@dbb.org.au
Website: www.northshoredomesticviolence.org.au

Homelessness & Domestic Violence Services

 Link2Home Homelessness Information Line 1800 152 152
facs.nsw.gov.au
 Marys House Women's Refuge 02 8937 2094

maryshouse.org.au

 Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women's Shelter 02 8411 2046
hkws.org.au
 Delvena Women and Childrens Refuge 02 9971 4499
womensrefuge.org.au