Help and support is never far away, reach out to one of the services below.
Phone and online counselling for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse, available 24/7.
1800respect.org.au or 1800 737 732
Phone and online confidential crisis support, available 24/7.
Lifeline.org.au or 13 11 14
Phone and online support and referral service for LGBTIQ+ people, available 3pm to midnight in your time zone.
qlife.org.au or 1800 184 527
Phone and online counselling service for men, available 24/7.
mensline.org.au or 1300 789 978
Phone and online mental health counselling and advice, available 24/7.
beyondblue.org.au or 1300 224 636
Translation service for non-English speakers, available 24/7.
tisnational.gov.au/en/Non-English-speakers or 131 450
Service for Deaf people, available 24/7.
Teletypewriter (TTS): 133 677
SMS relay: 0423 677 767
NRS Chat (formerly known as Internet Relay): nrschat.nrscall.gov.au
Link to La Trobe University Student Support Services.
Broadly, Relationships Australia advocates and promotes the importance of respectful relationships with respect to positive individual mental health outcomes and general community outcomes.
Victoria Legal Aid helps people with their legal problems. We offer legal representation, family dispute resolution and non-legal advocacy to those who need it most.
Bravehearts provides industry-leading child protection training and education programs, specialist child sexual abuse counselling and support services, as well as research and lobbying.
The Victorian CASA Forum is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together we work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.