Provides supported crisis accommodation for single women and women with children escaping domestic violence.
Women are assisted with immediate needs; a safe place to stay, Centrelink contact and help to establish an income, assistance with food, counselling and support. Bramwell House staff are committed to enabling women and their children, who have suffered abuse to make a new start.
Referrals to Bramwell House are accessible by calling the Domestic Violence Crisis Line on 1800 800 098.
NDVS provides support and assistance to women and children experiencing domestic violence. Services include domestic violence counselling, access to emergency accommodation, information, referral, advocacy, outreach support, practical assistance and support.
Nunga Miminar supports Aboriginal women and their children escaping domestic violence (boys up to 12 years). Services include domestic violence counselling, access to emergency accommodation (up to three months), medium term supported accommodation (up to six months), information, referral, advocacy and outreach support services to transitional clients. Referral required from Crisis Care 131 611 or Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1800 800 098.
The Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service (LCDV) supports women and children in the South-East who are experiencing domestic violence, are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to violence are eligible for this service.
LCDV provides support accommodation in one, two and three bedroom units and houses, with services available across the Limestone Coast region. In addition LCDV provides outreach support for women, individual case management, professional counselling, information and referral for housing options, medical, legal, income and advocacy.
For a confidential assessment please call 8723 1385 or 1800 631 385.
1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.
When you contact 1800RESPECT you will speak with a trained counsellor, who will listen and support you in what feels right for your situation.
If you or someone you know requires confidential support call 1800 737 732 or use their confidential online chat service located on their website 24/7.
If anyone is in immediate danger - please call 000 now!
Triple Zero (000) is Australia's primary telephone number for assistance to life threatening or critical emergency situations and works on mobile and fixed telephone lines.
112 is the International emergency number available on mobile phones but not fixed line telephones. Dialling 112 directs you to the same Triple Zero (000) call service and does not give your call priority over Triple Zero (000).
106 is for anyone with a hearing or speech impairment who require police, fire or ambulance. 106 directs you to the TTY (also known as a teletypewriter or textphone). This service is provided by the National Relay Service (NRS) and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Both 000 and 112 will work even if you do not have credit on your mobile phone and are not charged.
Police Assistance Line for non-urgent police assistance call 131 444.
Luke Batty Foundation closed its doors on 2nd June 2018. Funds have been distributed to other domestic and family violence prevention and response initiatives across Australia.
For more information on the services that received the funding please see the website.
A new booklet focusing on the issues surrounding domestic violence and the support services available for those in the Murray-Mallee Region. Drawing on previous resources, information and combining the collective knowledge and experiences of individuals and agencies this new booklet covers an extensive range of topics associated with domestic violence and uses examples to help provide context as to the effects of domestic violence as well as providing strategies in dealing with the many scenarios that could be encountered. The range of safety planning and resources specific to the region make for a substantial and conclusive list for anyone in threat of domestic violence in the Murray - Mallee Region. No matter what living arrangement domestic or family violence occurs in, everyone has a right to live in a safe and secure environment without the threat of violence. Domestic violence does not discriminate, it occurs across all cultures, across all socio-economic backgrounds, in all types of intimate relationships and at any stage of relationships – marriage, defacto, dating or separated. The booklet will be available across a range of Council Departments but is available as a PDF below in the related News Article available on the Affordable SA app. The information in the booklet has been compiled from various sources which include the Central and Southern DV Service booklets. The content is not original to the MBRCVAWC and is not used for any financial purposes. The file is large so please consider if your mobile data plan is limited.
MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. Professional counsellors are experts in men's health, anger management, family violence, substance abuse, healthy relationships and integrated wellbeing.
This is a free service available to all male members of the public and can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in Australia.
MensLine can be contacted on 1300 78 99 78 or using their online chat service.
The Women's Information Service provides information to South Australian women online, over the phone and in person.
You can talk to the Women's Information Service about family life, relationships, domestic/family violence, sexual assault, safety, health, wellbeing, accommodation, financial security/independence, education, training, career paths and access to women's groups/events.The service aims to increase access to information that promotes choice and empowerment.
Ground Floor, 101 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Women can access free internet on Grenfell Street.
Aldinga Beach Children's Centre
Evans Street, Aldinga Beach
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 2.30pm
Parafield Gardens Children's Centre
9 Casuarina Drive, Parafield Gardens
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 2.30pm