Domestic Violence Health Services
Domestic and family violence is violence, abusive or intimidating behaviour in a relationship. This relationship can be a partner, carer or family member.
Abusive behaviour isn’t just physical violence and can be any behaviour meant to control, dominate, humiliate or scare the other person.
Help is available. To find out more about services available see below or call the 24 hour Domestic violence line on 1800 65 64 63.
For guidance or more information please speak to your GP or a Health Professional.
See Northern Sydney Domestic Violence Services & Resources listed below.
|Phone:||1800 737 732|
Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? 1800Respect can help.
|Name:||Domestic and Family Violence Resources List|
Domestic and Family Violence Resources List. Compiled by the NSW Health Statewide Domestic Violence Network for use within health services.
|Name:||Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line|
|Phone:||(02) 8745 6999 or 1800 810 784|
Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on domestic violence and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders.
|Name:||Domestic Violence Liaison Officer (DVLO)|
The DVLO is a specialist police officer, trained in the dynamics of domestic and family violence, child protection procedures, victim support and court AVO processes required for the protection of victims of family violence.
|Name:||Domestic Violence Line|
|Phone:||1800 656 463|
Provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.
|Name:||Hornsby Kuringai Women's Shelter – women only (no children)|
The Shelter aims to provide temporary supported accommodation for women in times crisis such as homelessness and /or domestic violence. We provide a safe, non-threatening environment for women that will assist them through their emotional and physical crisis.
Professional case managers assist with:
|Name:||Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre|
|Phone:||(02) 9971 4499|
Domestic violence service providing transitional housing, counselling, information, advice, advocacy and referral.
|Name:||Manly Women's Shelter|
|Location:||c/- 12 Wentworth Street, Manly|
|Phone:||02 9977 1066|
MWS will accept women from across the Northern Beaches (and further afield if necessary).
|Name:||Mary's House Refuge North Shore|
|Phone:||(02) 8937 2094|
A shelter in the Lower North Shore of Sydney supporting women and their children who need help because of domestic violence.
|Name:||Men's Referral Service|
|Phone:||1300 766 491|
The Men’s Referral Service is an anonymous and confidential telephone service for men.
|Name:||Northern Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service|
|Phone:||1800 938 227|
Provides information, support, legal advocacy and assistance to women through the court process seeking information about gaining court protection.
|Name:||Safe Relationships Project for LGBTI|
|Location:||Basement, Kings Cross Library/Neighbourhood Centre — 50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross NSW 2011|
|Phone:||(02) 9332 1966 - Toll free: 1800 244 481|
Provides specialist court support and legal advice service for LGBTI people affected by domestic and family violence.
|Name:||South Eastern and Northern Sydney Family Referral Service|
|Phone:||1800 066 757|
Links families and young people to support services for domestic violence, housing, mental health, financial, cultural, and similar problems.
|Name:||The Gender Centre|
|Location:||41-43 Parramatta Road Annandale, NSW 2038|
|Phone:||Sydney (02) 9569 2366 - Elsewhere 1800-069-115|
|Phone:||1800 695 463 / (02) 8688 5511|
Relationship information and counselling services for young people.
|Name:||The Northern Centre|
|Location:||West Ryde Community Building, 6/3 Anthony Rd, West Ryde NSW 2114|
|Phone:||(02) 9334 0111|
Domestic and family violence is a growing issue within our society and at The Northern Centre we aim to assist and help people experiencing any form of abuse.
|Phone:||1800 633 063|
Victims Services’ Victims Access Line (VAL) provides a single entry point for victims of crime in NSW to assist them in accessing services including counselling and financial assistance.
|Name:||Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre|
|Location:||Addison Road Community Centre, Building 13, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville NSW 2204|
|Phone:||1800 686 587 (NSW only)|
Provides gender specific and culturally appropriate legal support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, children and youth. Provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are victims of violence access to appropriate legal representation, advice and referral.
|Name:||Women’s Legal Services NSW|
|Phone:||(02) 8745 6988 or toll free 1800 801 501|
A community legal centre providing women across NSW with a range of free legal services including specialist legal services relating to domestic and family violence, sexual assault, family law, discrimination, victims support, care and protection, human rights and access to justice.