Yarrendi provide women and their children a range of support and accommodation services, who are experiencing or escaping domestic or family violence.
This service provides support with outreach, domestic violence counselling, accommodation options, wellbeing programs, advocacy and information.
For more information call 08 8683 0311.
Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1800 800 098.
Supporting anyone affected by violence and abuse in their personal relationships. Due to the volume of calls, it is at times necessary to leave a message. Messages left will be returned. Discretion is assured. Return messages will not be left with anyone other than the original caller.
If you are:
- Living in a violent or abusive relationship and are unsure about what to do
- Wanting to leave a violent relationship
- Or are wanting to talk about what is happening to you
Can help by:
- Facilitating access to safe accommodation
- Providing telephone counselling
- Providing face to face short term counselling
- Providing information about accommodation, police, legal, housing and financial issues
- Supporting you to remain safely at home
Offering a free, confidential and state-wide service, provided by the Women's Safety Services SA.
Women’s Safety Services SA provides support for women and their children who are living with or escaping domestic or family violence. WSSSA provides a range of programs and assistance in areas across Adelaide including special services to assist migrant and Aboriginal family violence services.
- Safe, supported crisis and short term accommodation
- Domestic and family violence counselling and support via the phone or face to face
- Domestic violence educational programs and support groups for women and children
- Referral and information about: health, legal, financial, accommodation and immigration matters
- Assistance for women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds
- Access for women with disabilities
Provides supported crisis accommodation for single women and women with children escaping domestic violence.
Women are assisted with immediate needs. Bramwell House can provide a safe place to stay, Centrelink contact 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.
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.
A booklet focusing on the issues surrounding domestic violence and the support services available for those in the Murray-Mallee Region. Drawing resources, information and combining the collective knowledge and experiences of individuals and agencies this 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 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.
The Women's Information Services can also provide Family Court Support where a trained volunteer can accompany you to court and support you through the process. To access this service please read the booklet in the links below and contact The Women's Information Service by phone.
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